Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice / Edition 6

Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice / Edition 6

by Christine Bennett, Christine I. Bennett
     
 

Written for preservice teachers, this textbook covers the historic background, basic terminology, and social science underlying multicultural education. The need for multicultural education, the impact of individual differences on education, and the implications of multiculturalism for instruction and curriculum are given particular attention. Primary source material… See more details below

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Written for preservice teachers, this textbook covers the historic background, basic terminology, and social science underlying multicultural education. The need for multicultural education, the impact of individual differences on education, and the implications of multiculturalism for instruction and curriculum are given particular attention. Primary source material and vignettes help to draw out the conceptual framework. A curriculum model and numerous lesson plans demonstrate the theory's application to the classroom. Bennett teaches at Indiana University at Bloomington. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205492138
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
04/07/2006
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1Multicultural schools : what, why, and how3
2The nature of culture and the contexts for multicultural teaching41
3Race relations and the nature of prejudice76
4European Americans, Jewish Americans, and African Americans117
5American Indians, Latinos, Asians, Muslims, and Arabs in the United States151
6Learning styles : interactions between culture and the individual195
7Reaching all learners : perspectives on gender, class, ethnicity, and special needs227
8Teaching concepts and strategies : the development of positive classroom climates267
9Multicultural curriculum development : a decision-making model and lesson plans321

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