Educating Teachers for Diversity: Seeing with a Cultural Eye / Edition 1

Educating Teachers for Diversity: Seeing with a Cultural Eye / Edition 1

by Jacqueline Irvine
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0807743577

ISBN-13: 9780807743577

Pub. Date: 05/08/2003

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Educating Teachers for Diversity addresses the complex issues of how culture, race and ethnicity, and social class influence the teaching and learning processes. The author provides not only an analysis of current conditions and reforms in education, but also offers suggestions and practices for improving educational outcomes for all children.

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Educating Teachers for Diversity addresses the complex issues of how culture, race and ethnicity, and social class influence the teaching and learning processes. The author provides not only an analysis of current conditions and reforms in education, but also offers suggestions and practices for improving educational outcomes for all children.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807743577
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
05/08/2003
Series:
Multicultural Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,106,395
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.32(d)

Table of Contents

Series Forewordix
Acknowledgmentsxiii
Introductionxv
1The Education of Children Whose Nightmares Come Both Day and Night1
Explaining the Achievement Gap--A Critical Examination3
CULTURES: A Professional Development Center for Urban Teachers9
In Conclusion13
2The Role of Colleges of Education: Multiculturalism Through Curricular and Cultural Change15
Curriculum Revision for Multiculturalism16
Organizational Climate and Cultural Change for Multiculturalism18
Recommendations24
Conclusion25
3Seeing with the Cultural Eye: Different Perspectives of African American Teachers and Researchers27
The Cultural Eye28
Researchers' Perspectives29
African American Teachers' Perspectives31
Failure to See Eye to Eye32
Seeing with the Third Eye34
4Caring, Competent Teachers in Complex Classrooms40
Complexity of the Issue of Care42
Complexity of the Issue of Competence45
Complexities of Teaching45
Recommendations48
5They Bring More Than Their Race: Why Teachers of Color Are Essential in Today's Schools52
Teachers of Color as Cultural Translators55
High Expectations, Mentoring, and Advocacy56
Culturally Based Teaching Styles57
Recruitment and Retention Strategies58
6Assessment and Equity in a Culturally Diverse Society62
Language, Knowledge, and Culture65
Learning, Teaching, and Culture67
Assessment and Culture68
7Educating Teachers for Diversity: A Proposal for Change70
Failures of the Past71
A Proposal for Change73
The CULTURES Program79
What Are the Implications of the CULTURES Program for Pre- and Inservice Teachers?82
In Conclusion85
References87
Index99
About the Author103

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