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

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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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781557666376
  • Publisher: Brookes Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/2003
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288

Table of Contents

About the Authors
Ch. 1 Cultural Diversity: The Challenge 3
Ch. 2 Culture: The Underlying Reality 23
Ch. 3 Cultural Competency: The Response 33
Ch. 4 Skilled Dialogue: Foundational Concepts 41
Ch. 5 Anchored Understanding of Diversity: The First Skill 53
Ch. 6 3rd Space: The Second Skill 75
Ch. 7 Crafting Specific Responses to Concrete Situations 91
Ch. 8 Respectful, Reciprocal, and Responsive Assessment 121
Ch. 9 Respectful, Reciprocal, and Responsive Intervention and Instruction 153
Afterword 187
References 191
App. A Trauma from a Cultural Perspective 199
App. B Looking Closer 221
App. C Photocopiable Materials 223
App. D Guidelines for Using an Interpreter/Translator During Test Administration 245
Index 249
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