Open Minds to Equality : A Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity / Edition 3

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Overview

The new third edition of Open Minds to Equality is an educator's sourcebook of activities to help students understand and change inequalities based on race, gender, class, age, language, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, and religion. The activities also promote respect for diversity and interpersonal equality among students, fostering a classroom that is participatory, cooperative, and democratic. An essential resource for teachers, leaders in professional development, and curriculum specialists.

Features:
• Ready-to-implement learning activities in both traditional and interdisciplinary curriculum areas.
• An inclusive framework for thinking about diversity and responding practically to various forms of difference in classrooms.
• A variety of lesson styles including role plays, case studies, dilemma stories, cooperative learning activities, interviews, data analysis, and creative and expository writing.
• Sequenced activities to build awareness and understanding.
• An engaging, readable format with helpful instructions.
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What People Are Saying

Christine Sleeter
"An outstanding resource for multicultural education and helping children envision and work toward social justice. This book is theoretically well-grounded, very practical and loaded with information. Every teacher should have a copy of this book."--(Christine Sleeter, author of Multiculturalism as Social Activism)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780942961324
  • Publisher: Rethinking Schools, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/1/2006
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 397
  • Sales rank: 434,335
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Recognizing Roadblocks to Equality 5
Ch. 2 Teaching for Equality 24
Ch. 3 Building Trust and Communication 35
Ch. 4 Developing Skills for Creative Cooperation 56
Ch. 5 Expanding Our Vistas: Our Lives to Others' Lives 78
Ch. 6 New Words: New Perspectives 101
Ch. 7 Discrimination: Prices and Choices 159
Ch. 8 Investigating Your Environment 213
Ch. 9 More Environmental Influences and Their Effects 231
Ch. 10 Things Can Be Different 268
Ch. 11 We Can Make Changes 311
Resource Section 355
Annotated Bibliography 360
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