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…  See more details below

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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 Authors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Ch. 1Cultural Diversity: The Challenge3
Ch. 2Culture: The Underlying Reality23
Ch. 3Cultural Competency: The Response33
Ch. 4Skilled Dialogue: Foundational Concepts41
Ch. 5Anchored Understanding of Diversity: The First Skill53
Ch. 63rd Space: The Second Skill75
Ch. 7Crafting Specific Responses to Concrete Situations91
Ch. 8Respectful, Reciprocal, and Responsive Assessment121
Ch. 9Respectful, Reciprocal, and Responsive Intervention and Instruction153
Afterword187
References191
App. ATrauma from a Cultural Perspective199
App. BLooking Closer221
App. CPhotocopiable Materials223
App. DGuidelines for Using an Interpreter/Translator During Test Administration245
Index249

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