An Introduction to Multicultural Education / Edition 5

An Introduction to Multicultural Education / Edition 5

by James A. Banks
     
 

ISBN-10: 0132696339

ISBN-13: 9780132696333

Pub. Date: 05/01/2013

Publisher: Pearson

In this succinct, yet comprehensive book, leading authority James A. Banks gives readers a forward-reaching look toward increasing their understanding of what multicultural education means for classroom teaching in contemporary classrooms. Here he explores the concepts, principles, theories, and practices of multicultural education in such key areas as: the

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In this succinct, yet comprehensive book, leading authority James A. Banks gives readers a forward-reaching look toward increasing their understanding of what multicultural education means for classroom teaching in contemporary classrooms. Here he explores the concepts, principles, theories, and practices of multicultural education in such key areas as: the goals and misconceptions of multicultural education; citizenship education and diversity in a global age; curriculum transformation; curriculum reform; and, school reform and intergroup education. Included are checklists for evaluating informational materials and evaluating multicultural education. An Introduction to Multicultural Education is ideal for pre-service and practicing educators who require a concrete approach but have little time to devote to the topic.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132696333
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Series:
New 2013 Curriculum & Instruction Titles Series
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
566,990
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

The Author

Preface 

1 Goals and Misconceptions 

2 Citizenship Education and Diversity in a Global Age 

3 Dimensions and School Characteristics 

4 Curriculum Transformation 

5 Knowledge Construction and Curriculum Reform

6 Knowledge Components 

7 Teaching with Powerful Ideas 

8 School Reform and Intergroup Education 

9 Multicultural Benchmarks

Appendix A:  Learning in and Out of School in Diverse Environments 

Appendix B:  Checklist for Evaluating Informational Materials 

Appendix C:  A Multicultural Education Evaluation Checklist 

Appendix D:  A Multicultural Education Basic Library 

Glossary 

References 

Index 

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