Skilled Dialogue: Strateies for Responding to Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood / Edition 1

Skilled Dialogue: Strateies for Responding to Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood / Edition 1

by Isaura Barrera
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557666377

ISBN-13: 9781557666376

Pub. Date: 01/28/2003

Publisher: Brookes Publishing

This work shows practitioners in early childhood intervention how to use skilled dialogue, a field-tested model for interaction that honors cultural beliefs and values. Strategies for application are suggested and illustrated with vignettes. Many reproducible forms and guidelines are included. Barrera teaches special education at the University of New Mexico; Corso is

Overview

This work shows practitioners in early childhood intervention how to use skilled dialogue, a field-tested model for interaction that honors cultural beliefs and values. Strategies for application are suggested and illustrated with vignettes. Many reproducible forms and guidelines are included. Barrera teaches special education at the University of New Mexico; Corso is affiliated with the CLAS Early Childhood Research Institute at the University of Illinois. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557666376
Publisher:
Brookes Publishing
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

About the Authorsvii
Forewordix
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Introductionxix
Section IThe Challenge of Dialogues Across Differences
Chapter 1Cultural Diversity: The Challenge3
Chapter 2Culture: The Underlying Reality23
Chapter 3Cultural Competency: The Response33
Section IIFrom Difficult Dialogues to Skilled Dialogues
Chapter 4Skilled Dialogue: Foundational Concepts41
Chapter 5Anchored Understanding of Diversity: The First Skill53
Chapter 63rd Space: The Second Skill75
Section IIIThe Practice of Skilled Dialogue in Early Childhood Environments
Chapter 7Crafting Specific Responses to Concrete Situations91
Chapter 8Respectful, Reciprocal, and Responsive Assessment121
Chapter 9Respectful, Reciprocal, and Responsive Intervention and Instruction153
Afterword187
References191
Appendix ATrauma from a Cultural Perspective199
Appendix BLooking Closer221
Appendix CPhotocopiable Materials223
Appendix DGuidelines for Using an Interpreter/Translator During Test Administration245
Index249

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