An Interview With Alma Flor Ada

Pablo C. Ramirez

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This interview with Dr. Alma Flor Ada, conducted after the California Council on Teacher Education Conference, addresses multiple educational issues that teachers face in the public school system. Critical literacy, teacher education, parent involvement, and critical pedagogy are the major themes Dr. Ada discusses in this interview. To this end, the reader is invited to reflect on the aforementioned themes and, consequently, examine conditions that are shaping the academic trajectory of Latinos and other culturally and linguistically diverse students in the United States.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)121-130
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Latinos and Education
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2013


  • critical literacy
  • critical pedagogy
  • parent involvement
  • praxis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cultural Studies
  • Education


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