This unique text explores both the foundations of diversity and a variety of cultural groups while providing practical strategies for shaping and implementing a multicultural curriculum.
In Part I, this text provides a definition of multicultural education that includes all types of diversity and explores a variety of foundational issues and models. In Part II, the text hones in on various cultural groups to help pre-service teachers better understand the backgrounds of diverse learners. Finally, Part III offers teacher candidates a series of applied chapters that focus on planning a multicultural curriculum, using the most effective instructional practices with diverse learners, and working successfully with families of diverse students, and collaborating with school personnel and administrators to implement a multicultural program.
Table of Contents
Multicultural Education and Its Response to Our Nation’s Increasing Diversity
Chapter 1 Multicultural Education
Chapter 2 Diversity
Children and Adolescents of Culturally Diverse Backgrounds
Chapter 3 African American Children and Adolescents
Chapter 4 American Indian Children and Adolescents
Chapter 5 Arab American Children and Adolescents
Chapter 6 Asian American Children and Adolescents
Chapter 7 European American Children and Adolescents
Chapter 8 Hispanic American Children and Adolescents
Teaching and Learning in a Diverse Society
Chapter 9 Curricular Efforts
Chapter 10 Instructional Practices
Chapter 11 Individual and Cultural Differences
Chapter 12 Parents, Families, and Caregivers of Culturally Diverse Backgrounds
Chapter 13 Administrators and Special School Personnel
Chapter 14 Multicultural Education for the 21st Century: Unresolved Issues, Prospects and Challenges
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$48.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-207436-0