Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World, Third Edition / Edition 3 by Patricia Ramsey | 9780807745045 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World, Third Edition / Edition 3

Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World, Third Edition / Edition 3

by Patricia G. G. Ramsey, Patricia Ramsey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807745049

ISBN-13: 9780807745045

Pub. Date: 11/07/2004

Publisher: Teachers College Press

Now in its Third Edition, this classic text continues to define what multicultural education means in all kinds of settings. As in previous editions, Patty Ramsey guides teachers in helping our children make sense of their complex world by becoming curious, critical, and compassionate learners.

Overview

Now in its Third Edition, this classic text continues to define what multicultural education means in all kinds of settings. As in previous editions, Patty Ramsey guides teachers in helping our children make sense of their complex world by becoming curious, critical, and compassionate learners.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807745045
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
11/07/2004
Series:
Early Childhood Education Series
Edition description:
3RD
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Forewordxi
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxvii
Part IMulticultural Schools and Classrooms
1Growing Up in a World of Contradictions and Injustices: A Multicultural Response3
Purpose, Trends, and Scope of Multicultural Education6
Multicultural Goals for Children10
Families and Schools Working Together12
How Do We Talk About Multicultural Issues?13
2We Are All Learning16
How Adults Can Identify and Challenge Their Assumptions19
How Children Learn About Their Worlds26
3Creating Caring and Critical Communities43
Creating Caring and Critical Communities Among Adults45
Creating Caring and Critical Classroom Communities53
Part IIContexts of Learning
4The Context of Race69
Reflections on Race69
Growing Up in a Racially Divided Society69
Children's Responses to Race77
How to Learn What Children Know, Think, and Feel About Race84
Activities to Challenge Racial Bias85
5The Economic Context: Social Class and Consumerism87
Reflections on Social Class87
Socioeconomic Divisions in the United States88
Growing Up Poor89
Children's Awareness and Feelings About Social Class Differences94
Reflections on Consumerism96
Living in a Consumerist Society97
Children's Understanding of Consumerism98
How to Learn What Children Know, Think, and Feel About Social Class and Consumerism100
Activities to Challenge Assumptions About Social Class and Consumerism101
6The Context of Culture104
Reflections on Cultural Influences104
Reflections Relating to the Natural Environment106
Cultural Influences on Children's Development109
Cultural and Linguistic Discontinuity110
Children's Understanding of Culture114
How to Learn What Children Know, Think, and Feel About Culture116
Children's Understanding of the Natural Environment117
How to Learn What Children Know, Think, and Feel About the Natural Environment120
Activities to Challenge Assumptions and Broaden Perspectives About Cultures and the Natural World120
7The Context of Gender and Sexual Orientation125
Reflections on Gender Identification and Roles125
Growing Up in a Gendered World126
Children's Responses to Gender Differences128
Reflections on Sexual Orientation131
Growing Up in a Heterosexist World133
Dilemmas of Gay and Lesbian Parents134
Children's Understanding of Sexual Orientation135
How to Learn What Children Know, Think, and Feel About Gender and Sexual Orientation136
Activities to Challenge Children's Assumptions About Gender and Sexual Orientation138
8The Context of Abilities and Disabilities141
Reflections on Abilities and Disabilities141
Growing Up in an "Abled" World142
Social Integration of Children with Disabilities145
Children's Knowledge and Feelings Related to Abilities and Disabilities148
How to Learn What Children Know, Think, and Feel About Abilities and Disabilities150
Activities to Challenge Children's Assumptions About Abilities and Disabilities151
Part IIIA Vision of the Future
9A Day at Wilson Street School157
AppendixSuggested Books for Children169
References181
Index201
About the Author217

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