Inner-City Schools, Multiculturalism, and Teacher Education: A Professional Journey

Inner-City Schools, Multiculturalism, and Teacher Education: A Professional Journey

by Frederick L. Yeo
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0815314345

ISBN-13: 9780815314349

Pub. Date: 03/01/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Focusing on the causes for the continuing marginalization of minority children, this book examines inner-city education, its teaching practices, curricular rationales, perspectives of teachers and students, and the institutions themselves.

Overview

Focusing on the causes for the continuing marginalization of minority children, this book examines inner-city education, its teaching practices, curricular rationales, perspectives of teachers and students, and the institutions themselves.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815314349
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/1997
Series:
Critical Education Practice Series
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Special Features

*oProvides concrete examples of teacher-student interaction in and out of the classroom

*Chronicles the author's difficult beginnings and how he learns to teach and empathize with the lives of his students

*Critiques economics, public policy and teacher education in relation to urban school failure

Contents

*Introduction

*Connecting Inner Cities and Urban Schools: Racism's "Slippery Slope"

*When and Where They Enter: Going to School in Urban America

*Teaching in an Urban School: A Personal Narrative

*Multicultural Education: Maintaining the Borders in Inner-City Schools

*A Vested Interest in Failure: Teacher Preparation and Inner-City Schools

*The Search for New Connections

*Appendix, Bibliography, Index

Courses for Adoption Anthropology of Education

*Sociology of Education

*Politics of Education

*Urban Education

*Middle School Education

*Curriculum and Administration

*Discipline and Classroom Management

*Educational Psychology

Indexes. Appendix. Bibliography.

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