Lisa Delpit Chapter 4 Summary

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Lisa Delpit in Chapter 4 was questioning, What Should Teachers Do? Delpit was arguing as an educator that you shouldn’t force a child to speak English that’s from another country or culture. Constantly forcing the child will cause a gap in a relationship with the student; destroying confidence of learning and questioning or possibly even disrespecting. Instead of being too critical, Delpit states that you should learn the child’s culture/country to form a positive bond between the student and teacher. Some ideas that were given was creating a bilingual dictionary for both the teacher & student, having the students teacher each other language/culture, reading entertainment such as comic books, recording the students speak English to perfect

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