Struggling to be heard : the unmet needs of Asian Pacific American children

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  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-346) and index.


  • Introduction : the quest for concepts, competence, and connections : the education of Asian Pacific American children / Valerie Ooka Pang and Li-Rong Lilly Cheng -- Who are Chinese American, Japanese American, and Korean American children? cultural profiles / Brian P. Leung -- Filipino American students : actively carving a sense of identity / Penelope V. Flores -- Behind the smiles : the true heart of southeast Asian American children / MyLuong T. Tran -- Becoming American : coping strategies of Asian Pacific American children / Russell L. Young -- Mental health issues concerning Asian Pacific American children / Chi-Ah Chun and Stanley Sue -- Characteristics of southeast Asian delinquents : toward an understanding / Kenji Ima and Jean Nidorf -- Beyond multiculturalism : cultural translators make it happen / Li-Rong Lilly Cheng -- Linda Vista Elementary story : where diversity is the mainstream / Adel Nadeau -- Asian American and Pacific Islander American families with disabilities : a current view / Addison Watanabe -- Legacy : creating a knowledge base on Filipino Americans / Fred Cordova -- Language assessment and instructional strategies for limited English proficient Asian and Pacific Islander American children / Meeting the instructional needs of Chinese American and Asian English language development and at-risk students / Grace Fung -- Educating Asian newcomer secondary students : four case studies of schools / Kenji Ima -- "We could shape it" : organizing for Asian Pacific American student empowerment / Peter Nien-chu Kiang -- Educating the whole child : implications for teachers / Valerie Ooka Pang -- Creating positive Asian American images on Sesame Street / Valeria Lovelace
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