An Introduction to Multicultural Education: From Theory to Practice

An Introduction to Multicultural Education: From Theory to Practice

by Chinaka Samuel DomNwachukwu
     
 

This book demonstrates a balance between the principles and practice of multicultural education in the K-12 classroom, presenting multicultural education as a learner-centered pedagogy. The author provides pre-service and in-service teachers with the theoretical and practical support they need to provide equal and meaningful education to all the students in their

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This book demonstrates a balance between the principles and practice of multicultural education in the K-12 classroom, presenting multicultural education as a learner-centered pedagogy. The author provides pre-service and in-service teachers with the theoretical and practical support they need to provide equal and meaningful education to all the students in their classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781607096849
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/16/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
284
Sales rank:
408,750
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figure and Tables v

Preface vii

1 Humans as Cultural Beings: Foundations for Multicultural Education 1

2 Engaging the American Cultural Mosaic 17

3 The Crises of Cross-Cultural Encounters 43

4 Educational Inequalities in American Schools 69

5 Historical Foundations of Multicultural Education in the United States 83

6 Title I Categorical Fund: A Sample Federal Government Attempt at Educational Equity 99

7 American Multilingualism and the Challenge of English Language Learners in the American Educational System 111

8 Religious Diversity and the Public Schools Systems 131

9 Gender and Women's Rights in American Educational History 145

10 The Learner and the Educational Process 163

11 Exceptionality and Learner-Centered Pedagogies for the Regular Education Classroom 173

12 Standards-Based Planning and Teaching in a Multicultural Classroom 199

Glossary 215

Appendix A Annotated Bibliography of Multicultural Literature for Grades K-12 223

Appendix B Guidance on Constitutionally Protected Prayer in Public Elementary and Secondary Schools, February 7, 2003 229

Appendix C Archived Information: United States Department of Education 237

Notes 245

Bibliography 263

Index 277

About the Author 289

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