Multicultural Teaching: A Handbook of Activities, Information, and Resources / Edition 7

Multicultural Teaching: A Handbook of Activities, Information, and Resources / Edition 7

by Pamela L. Tiedt
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205451179

ISBN-13: 9780205451173

Pub. Date: 05/13/2005

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

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ISBN-13:
9780205451173
Publisher:
Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Publication date:
05/13/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
6.96(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

To the Reader.

PART I. MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: A FRAMEWORK.

Poster Art: Emma Lazarus.

1. Educating Children in Our Unique Multiculture.

Diversity in the United States.

The United States’ Population Has Always Been Diverse.

The American Multiculture.

“Positionality” and Power.

The Myth of the Melting Pot.

New Voices, New Perspectives.

The U. S. in the 21st Century.

The Bumpy Road to Civil Rights.

Education: The Key.

A Landmark in Civil Rights.

Immigrants Contributing to Building the Country.

Women’s Suffrage.

The Full Range of Civil Rights Events.

The Best Education for All.

Creating an Inclusive Classroom.

Ideas in Action!

Border Crossers.

Definitions and Appropriate Terminology.

Comparing Models of Multicultural Education.

Our Assumptions.

Connections.

Follow-Through.

Creating Your Reflective Teaching Portfolio (RTP).

Working with a Cooperative Learning Group (CLG).

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: “Children Learn What They Live.”

2. Organizing for Learning in Multicultural Education.

Planning a Multicultural Curriculum?

The Esteem/Empathy/Equity Model.

Affective and Cognitive Goals.

Expected Outcomes.

Defining the Multicultural Curriculum.

Multicultural Objectives.

The Hidden Curriculum.

Ideas in Action!

Multicultural Objectives across the Curriculum.

Planning Thematic Study across the Curriculum.

Selection of an Appropriate Theme.

Introduction of the Theme.

Theme I: Celebrations.

Thematic Study I: Latinos: An Ethnolinguistic Group.

Thematic Study II: A Nation of Immigrants.

Assessing Student Progress.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Chinese Proverb.

3. Individualizing Instruction for Multicultural Education.

Effective Multicultural Teaching.

Improving the Quality of Teachers.

Increasing the Cultural Sensitivity of Teachers.

Ideas in Action!

A Student-Centered Approach.

Teach Behaviors that Support the EEE Model.

Plan Multicultural Learning Experiences.

The Important Early Years.

Developing Multicultural Lesson Plans.

The Thinking + Lesson Plan Form.

A Sample Lesson Following the Model.

Creating Multicultural Learning Centers.

Using the Learning Center.

Making Task Cards.

Multicultural Teaching Strategies.

Picture Books as Launching Pads.

Learning through Listening.

Treating Others with Civility.

Working with Cooperative Learning Groups.

Literature-based Instruction.

Writing “Thinking.”

Other Supportive Strategies.

Brainstorming Ideas about a Problem or a Topic.

SUCCESS FOR ALL: A Structural Support Program for Literacy

Learning.

Engage Students with Computer-based Learning.

Word Processing.

CD-ROM Programs.

Using the Internet.

Developing Empathy through Biographies.

Exploriing the World.

Suggested Rules for Students.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

PART II. MULTICULTURAL LEARNING ACTIVITIES ACROSS THE CURRICULUM.

Poster ART: Friendship Forever.

4. Teaching Language Arts and Reading Multiculturally.

Focusing on Language Arts and Reading Instruction Directly.

Effective Language Arts and Reading Instructional Strategies.

Conducting Meaningful Discussions.

Reading Aloud.

International Pen Pals.

Role Playing.

Individualized Dictionaries.

Libraries.

Sample Multicultural Lesson Plans.

The Universal Need for Friendship.

Writing a Book Review.

Infusing Language Arts and Reading Instruction across the Curriculum.

Engaging Students in All Language Processes across the Curriculum.

Ideas in Action!

Developing Extensive Multicultural Thematic Studies.

A Classroom Community.

Naming.

Women: Searching for Equity.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Walt Whitman.

5. Teaching Social Studies Multiculturally.

Focusing on Social Studies Instruction Directly.

Effective Social Studies Strategies.

Discussion Topics.

Mapping the Origins of the Members of the Class.

Social Studies in Literature.

Nonfiction about Multicultural History.

Reading about Real People.

Analyzing and Comparing: Using the Venn Diagram.

Computers and the Social Studies.

Readers’ Theater.

A Sample Multicultural Social Science Lesson: A Readers’ Theater Presentation–Remembering the Japanese American Internment.

Infusing Multicultural Social Studies Instruction across the Curriculum.

Engaging Students in Multicultural Social Studies Instructional Strategies.

Reading.

Writing.

Art.

A Multicultural Social Studies Lesson: Reading and Writing Haiku.

Developing Extensive Multicultural Thematic Studies.

Families.

The Neighborhood.

Native Americans.

Ideas in Action.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Naomi Shihab Nye.

6. Teaching Science, Mathematics Multiculturally.

Teaching Science Multiculturally.

Science in the News.

Science and ESL Studies.

Women and Science.

Categories.

A Virtual Fieldtrip.

Reading about Real Scientists.

Nonfiction about Science.

Science Themes in Fiction.

A Multicultural Science Lesson Plans: Dealing with Stereotyped Thinking.

Infusing Multicultural Science Instruction across the Curriculum.

A Thematic Study: Nutrition.

Ideas in Action!

Teaching Mathematics Multiculturally.

Strategies for Teaching Mathematics Multicurally.

Recommended Resources.

A Mathematical Word Search.

“Relativity.”

Women in Mathematics.

Using the Computer.

Inventing Tomorrow.

A Multicultural Lesson Plan: Money around the World.

Infusing Mathematics Multiculturally across the Curriculum.

A Thematic Study: A Global Villlage.

Ideas in Action!

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Langston Hughes.

7. Teaching the Performing Arts Multiculturally.

Focusing on Teaching Art Multiculturally.

Effective Multicultural Art Strategies.

Illustrated Children’s Literature.

Origami.

Filmed Documentaries.

ABC Books.

Art as a Theme in Children’s Fiction.

Reading about Real Artists.

A Virtual Fieldtrip.

Art in History.

Artists’ Work as Inspiration.

A Multicultural Art Lesson: Cut Paper.

A Multicultural Art Lesson: Beautiful Writing.

A Multicultural Art Lelsson: Making a Sports Collage.

Infusing Multicultural Art Instruction across the Curriculum.

Teaching Multiculturally around a Theme: Quilts.

Focusing on Teaching Music Multiculturally.

Effectiive Multicultural Music Strategies.

Creating a Music Word Wall.

Children’s Books Depict Songs.

Reading about Music in the Lives of Young People.

Reading about Real Musicians.

Folk Music around the World.

Music: A Universal Language.

A Multicultural Music Lesson: U. S. Music from Every Region.

Infusing Multicultural Music Instruction across the Curriculum.

Teaching Multiculturally around a Theme: African Americans: Reclaiming Traditions .

Focusing on Movement and Drama Multiculturally.

Effective Multicultural Strategies.

Improvisation.

Acting Out Vocabulary.

Acting Out Wordless Books.

Dance.

Rhythms for Movement.

Role Playing.

Additional Useful Strategies.

Infusing Multicultural Drama and Movement acoss the Curriculum.

Reading and Language Arts.

Social Studies.

A Multicultural Lesson Plan: Morning Girl.

Developing a Thematic Study: Everyone Is Special.

Support for the Arts in Our Schools.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Faith Ringgold.

8. Teaching Multiculturally around the Year.

Using the Calendar.

The Months of the Year.

September Activities: Calendar.

October Activities: Calendar.

November Activities: Calendar.

December Activities: Calendar.

January Activities: Calendar.

February Activities: Calendar.

March Activities: Calendar.

April Activities: Calendar.

May Activities: Calendar.

June Activities: Calendar.

July Activities: Calendar.

August Activities: Calendar.

Teaching around a Theme: Time.

Focus on a Group: Jewish Americans: Living in a “Christian” Country.

Ideas in Action!

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

PART III. REFLECTING ON ADDITIONAL MULTICULTURAL TOPICS AND ISSUES.

Poster Art: African Proverb.

9. Examining the Achievement Gap: Definition, Causes, and Cures.

Defining the Achievement Gap.

Identifying the Causes of the Achievement Gap.

Family Influences and Involement.

Ideas in Action!

Cultural Differences.

Grouping Arrangements.

English Language Acquisition.

Narrowing/Closing the Achievement Gap.

Evaluating Assessment Methods in Education.

Improving Methods of Assessment.

Headstart Legislation and Funding.

No Child Left Behind Legislation.

Controversy Regarding Implementation of This Legislation.

Communities and Schools Working Together.

Education Research.

Experimental Efforts in the Schools.

Helping Families Help Their Children.

Ideas in Action!

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Ludwig Wittgenstein.

10. Language: A Key Component of Multicultural Education.

Students and Language.

Students’ Right to Their Own Language.

Teaching Multicultural/Multilingual Children.

Dialects and Language.

Standard English.

The Value of Knowing More Than One Language.

Other Language Families.

Latinos in the New Millennium.

English as a World Language.

Learning English as an Additional Language.

Linguistic Diversity.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Maya Angelou.

11. Investigating Additional Issues and Concerns Related to Multicultural Education.

Think Globally; Act Locally.

When Crimes Become Hate Crimes.

Gay Marriage: Pros and Cons.

The Digital Divide.

Enfranchisement for All.

Resistance to Multicultural Education.

The Effects of Poverty.

Slavery in the 21st Centtury.

Still a Question of Access for the Disabled.

When Books Are Banned.

Gender-Fair Education.

English as the Official Language of the United States.

Students at Risk.

Bullying and Harassment.

The Relationship of Violence to Multicultural Education.

Ideas in Action!

Affirming Multiracial Identity.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

Poster Art: Kahlil Gibran.

12. Continuing Professional Growth.

Continuing to Grow Professisonally.

Reflection: What Have You Learned?

The Roots of Multicultural Education.

The Professionalization of Teaching.

Schools as Centers of Inquiry.

Self-Assessment: How Am I Doing?

How Can We Grow Professionally?

Become a Reader.

Read Stories of Real Teachers Working with Diverse Students.

Share Your Reading with Your Students.

Connections.

Follow-through.

Expanding Your RTP.

Working with Your CLG.

Growing a Professional Library.

An Afterword.

Index.

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