Dr. Gaines is a full Professor of Education at Boricua College and serves as its chairperson for the B.S.and M.S. in Education - TESOL Programs.


Publications:
Teacher Education in Search of Reason: If Not Now, When?

How can in-service and pre-service teachers become active agents of the reforms so desperately needed in this time of unprecedented change? What does it mean to learn within the context of an education that is multicultural? and lastly, How can we apply ”top-down” reform to impact upon, what ultimately must be, “bottom-up”change? These are the confounding, yet critical issues this paper will address.

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The Literate Voice of the Drum: A Language Surrogate for the Ages

This study will examine the earliest appearance of the Word and its nexus to the speech mode of drumming and cross-cultural literacy practices.

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An Indelible Imprint of Literacy: The Olmec and African Presence in Pre-Columbian America

This paper demonstrates the historical and scientific weaknesses of scholars that refute the veracity of an African presence in the Olmec civilization of ancient America before the European contact period.

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The Emergent Bilingual and the Eloquence of Being: Resilience in the Face of Adversity and Dysfunction in Public Education

The author explores the role and function of acculturative stress and other correlated affective dimensions that influence second language learners in their acquisition of literacy.

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