A Snapshot of the Latinx Teaching Experience in the New Latino Diaspora

Jesús Alejandro Tirado

Abstract


As the nation’s classrooms (and the nation itself) undergo a demographic change, we have to wonder what will happen to the teaching profession and attitudes as minority teachers start to fill the ranks of this profession. This paper seeks to contribute to this work with the interviews of four Latinx teachers who are working in the New Latino Diaspora. These teachers come from a variety of fields, math, English and social studies and work in different places. Their words and ideas help us understand the ideas and practices that they implement and how they will change the classroom. Exploring these changes provides one way that we can understand what minority teachers bring to the classroom and how they can help their students learn and grow.


Keywords


Latinx, teachers, minority teachers

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24974/amae.13.1.439

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