Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms / Edition 1

Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms / Edition 1

by Cynthia A. Kelly, Mary Oberg, Cynthia A. Kelly
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557984077

ISBN-13: 9781557984074

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: American Psychological Association

Drawing on cognitive and educational research along with specific information about different ethnocultural groups, this book explores the different cultures, styles of learning, and styles of behavior that today's teachers will encounter among their students. This book is a much -needed contribution to diversity studies and a handy guide for teachers at all levels

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Overview

Drawing on cognitive and educational research along with specific information about different ethnocultural groups, this book explores the different cultures, styles of learning, and styles of behavior that today's teachers will encounter among their students. This book is a much -needed contribution to diversity studies and a handy guide for teachers at all levels, in all subjects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557984074
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Series:
Psychology in the Classroom Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.96(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction: A Vision of the Future1
Goal 1: Understanding Cultural Backgrounds17
Goal 2: Understanding How Culture Influences Motivation39
Goal 3: Understanding the Impact of Culture on Learning61
Goal 4: Identifying Ways to Structure a Culturally Compatible Classroom81
Goal 5: Increasing Knowledge of Culturally Compatible Strategies109
Final Review137
App. IAn Invitation to Personal Growth141
App. IIK-W-L Chart145
Glossary147
References151
Additional Resources165
About the Authors167

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