Common Principles for Uncommon Schools

Horace Sonia Nieto

The Light in Their Eyes: Creating Multicultural Learning Communities

Throughout The Light in Their Eyes, I was thrilled by the continuity between Sonia Nieto’s description of multicultural education and Coalition educators’ focus on personalized, sustained and supportive relationships among teachers and students. Nieto, education professor at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, explores how teachers, through cultural connection and understanding, promote learning and equity among all students, especially bicultural

Horace: Sonia Nieto Published: December 10, 2003 By: Jill Davidson, Sonia Nieto Topics: Family Collaboration