Monday, July 16, 2012

Black English and Black Parents

Annotated Research

Question: How do parents respond to the use of black English by their students and in school?

Answer: “Findings showed that parents have rules for the use of several varieties of Black English and that they accept Africanized English in listening and speaking, but not in reading and writing, not in schools, and seldom in formal settings.” M.E.R. Hoover. 1975. P. 278.

Comment: No comment. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English, January 1, 1976 to June 30, 1976.” Daniel J. Dieterich. Research in the Teaching of English (Winter 1976), 278-293.

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