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Volume 113, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0013-8274
  • E-ISSN: 2161-8895


Jacey de la Torre explores strategies for creating humanizing classrooms that welcome students’ assets and mobilize their ability to tap their localized knowledge as a rich meaning-making resource.


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