Cultural Diversity in Our Schools / Edition 1

Cultural Diversity in Our Schools / Edition 1

by Patricia L. Marshall
     
 

Marshall (education, N. Carolina State U.) presents this college text exploring the construct of race/ethnicity and its impact on all aspects of the teaching-learning process in U.S. schools. Believing that teachers can best meet the needs of their students by first understanding themselves as cultural beings, the primary focus is on teachers examining their own… See more details below

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Marshall (education, N. Carolina State U.) presents this college text exploring the construct of race/ethnicity and its impact on all aspects of the teaching-learning process in U.S. schools. Believing that teachers can best meet the needs of their students by first understanding themselves as cultural beings, the primary focus is on teachers examining their own attitudes, values and worldviews, with a secondary focus on students. Coverage includes diversity in schools and the outlooks of teachers; understanding the diverse backgrounds and worldviews of students, with an emphasis on five majorracial/ethnic populations (African American, Asian Pacific American, Hispanic/Latino/a, Native American, White American); techniques and strategies for diverse classroom settings; and understanding diverse school dynamics which impact teacher effectiveness. Suitable for both preservice and practicing teachers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900534512476
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
OP

Table of Contents

Prefacexi
Part 1Understanding Self: Diversity in Schools and the Outlooks of Teachers1
Chapter 1Schools, Cultural Diversity, and the Sweet Land of Liberty2
Chapter 2Teachers as Cultural Beings36
Part 2Understanding Learners: Diverse Backgrounds and Worldviews of Students67
Chapter 3African American Students68
Chapter 4Asian Pacific American Students116
Chapter 5Hispanic/Latino/a American Students147
Chapter 6Native American Students185
Chapter 7White American Students218
Part 3Understanding Teaching: Techniques and Strategies for Diverse Classroom Contexts257
Chapter 8The Learning Environment and Issues of Equity258
Chapter 9Effective Teaching in Culturally Diverse Classrooms290
Part 4Understanding Schools: Diverse Dynamics That Impact Teacher Effectiveness325
Chapter 10Diversity and Professional Relations in Schools326
Index357

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