Learning to Teach for Social Justice / Edition 1

Learning to Teach for Social Justice / Edition 1

by Linda Darling-Hammond

ISBN-10: 0807742082

ISBN-13: 9780807742082

Pub. Date: 02/25/2002

Publisher: Teachers College Press

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Teachers College Press
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Multicultural Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
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Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword
Preface: We Wish We Could Teach Like Our Eyes Can See
1Learning to Teach for Social Justice1
Pt. IWhat Is Diversity?9
2What Is Diversity?13
3Acknowledging Diversity in the Classroom18
4Swimming Against the Mainstream: Examining Cultural Assumptions in the Classroom22
5From the Margins to the Center: Reconstructing the Canon in Social Studies Curriculum30
Pt. IIDoes Who We Are Influence How We Teach?39
6Survey Says ...: Can White Teachers Effectively Teach Students of Color?43
7Finding Myself in My Students: A Step Toward Transforming Social Dynamics in the Classroom52
8Idealism Meets Reality59
9The Big Lesson66
10Watching Words and Managing Multiple Identities71
11Whose Rally Comes First?79
Pt. IIIWho Are Our Students and What Do They Need?89
12Depending on Success93
13"I Ain't Doin' That": Why "Doing Good in School" Can Be So Hard103
14Navigating a New World: The Development of an Immigrant Student in an American Middle School116
15Drop Out or Push Out? Succeeding in Spite of the System128
16Beyond Cultural Relevance139
Pt. IVWhat Is the Problem and What Can We Do About It?149
17Finding the Right Track153
18To Track or Not to Track: That It Still a Question163
19Unity and Division: Working Through the Issues of Equity in School Reform171
20Checking In: Bridging Differences by Building Community184
21Wanted: Teachers with Conciencia192
22Educating a Profession for Equitable Practice201
About the Editors and Contributors217

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