Making Choices for Multicultural Education: Five Approaches to RACE, CLASS, and GENDER / Edition 5

Making Choices for Multicultural Education: Five Approaches to RACE, CLASS, and GENDER / Edition 5

by Christine E. Sleeter, Carl A. Grant
     
 

Examine the latest theories on multicultural issues in the classroom . . .

Focusing on what multicultural education actually “looks like” in the classroom, this Fifth Edition of Making Choices for Multicultural Education encourages you to examine the latest theoretical perspectives on multicultural education, as well as your own personal

See more details below

Overview

Examine the latest theories on multicultural issues in the classroom . . .

Focusing on what multicultural education actually “looks like” in the classroom, this Fifth Edition of Making Choices for Multicultural Education encourages you to examine the latest theoretical perspectives on multicultural education, as well as your own personal beliefs about classroom diversity. The authors show how schools reflect broad social patterns of institutional discrimination, and then offer five different approaches to addressing those patterns in the classroom.

New Features of the Fifth Edition:

  • Addresses multicultural issues related to the current accountability movement.
  • Emphasizes the connections between student achievement and the teaching processes.
  • Discusses assessment in relation to high-stakes testing.
  • Examines curriculum in the context of state content standards.
  • Includes updated statistical information, particularly data on discrimination in society at large and in schooling.

. . . Then put multicultural theories into practice!
Turning on Learning: Five Approaches for Multicultural Teaching Plans for Race, Class, Gender, and Disability, 4th Edition
Carl A. Grant and Christine E. Sleeter ISBN: 0-471-74657-6

This practical lesson-based companion contains a wealth of ready-to-use lesson plans covering a variety of subject areas for grade levels K-12.

About the Authors

Christine Sleeter is Professor Emeritus at California State University-Monterey Bay and Vice President of Division K, Teaching and Teacher Education, of the American Educational Research Association.

Carl Grant is Professor of Teacher Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University Wisconsin-Madison and Chair of the Publication Committee of the American Education Research Association. He is a past president of the National Association for Multicultural Education.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471746584
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/10/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.56(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Illusions of Promise: Business as Usual.

Chapter 2: Teaching the Exceptional and the Culturally Different.

Chapter 3: Human Relations.

Chapter 4: Single-Group Studies.

Chapter 5: Multicultural Education.

Chapter 6: Multicultural Social Justice Education.

Chapter 7: Our Choice: Multicultural Social Justice Education.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >