Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies / Edition 8

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Overview

Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies , Eighth Edition

James A. Banks is Kerry and Linda Killinger Professor of Diversity Studies and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. http://depts.washington.edu/centerme/home.htm

“My students love the book [and] tell me that they will use the techniques for working with diverse students in their classes.”

—Joyce Nichols, University of West Florida

Written by the leading authority in the field, James A. Banks, the eighth edition of this classic text has been revamped and updated to reflect current and emerging theory, research, and scholarship in the fields of ethnic studies and multicultural education. Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies helps teachers conceptualize, design, and implement a democratic, thoughtful, and just curriculum that honors and reflects the experiences of all Americans. The book offers specific resources and strategies for transforming the mainstream curriculum to incorporate content and concepts about diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural groups, always reinforcing its main goal of leading teachers and students toward reflective decision-making about multicultural issues. Part I presents a rationale for incorporating ethnic content into the curriculum as well as goals and key concepts for the multicultural curriculum. Parts II through V include chapters on the major ethnic groups in the United States: Native and African Americans, Jewish and European Americans, Hispanic Americans, and Asian and Arab Americans.

New to this edition:

  • Thousands of statistics have been revised throughout the text; notably, data from the American Community Survey of the U.S. Census Bureau–a new nationwide survey that updates population trends between the decennial censuses– provide the most current population statistics available.
  • The American Community Survey data also informs the many new tables and figures throughout the text.
  • The latest trends and research in ethnic studies and multicultural education, such as the debate about immigration of Hispanics into the U.S., the influx of African immigrants, and increases in multi-racial/multi-ethnic children, are incorporated throughout the book
  • Hundreds of new annotated books and resources appear in fully revamped lists of recommended reading for students and teachers.
  • Refreshed appendixes of websites and visual media incorporate cutting-edge references and materials to keep pace with changing sources.
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Editorial Reviews

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Banks's (multicultural education, U. of Washington, Seattle) text is designed to help teachers conceptualize, design, and implement a democratic, multicultural curriculum which respects and honors diversity while simultaneously promoting national unity. The seventh edition incorporates concepts, perspectives and issues in multicultural education emerging since the publication of the sixth edition in 1997; the addition of information from the 2000 U.S. Census; and extensive revisions and additions to the bibliographies and resource appendixes. For practicing teachers and teacher trainees. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205594276
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 2/27/2008
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 379,367
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface

I. GOALS, CONCEPTS, AND INSTRUCTIONAL PLANNING

1. The Multicultural Curriculum: Rationale, Trends, and Goals

2. Developing a Multicultural Curriculum

3. Key Concepts for the Multicultural Curriculum

4. Planning the Multicultural Curriculum

II. THE FIRST AMERICANS AND AFRICAN AMERICANS: CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES

5. American Indians: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

6. Native Hawaiians: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

7. African Americans: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

III. EUROPEAN AMERICANS: CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES

8. European Ethnic Groups: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

9. Jewish Americans: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

IV. HISPANIC AMERICANS: STRATEGIES AND MATERIALS

10. Mexican Americans: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

11. Puerto Ricans in the United States: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

12. Cuban Americans: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

V. ASIAN AMERICANS AND ARAB AMERICANS: CONCEPTS AND STRATEGIES

13. Asian Americans: Concepts, Strategies, and Materials

14. Arab Americans: Concepts and Materials

APPENDIXES

Appendix A. Ethnic Groups in U.S. History: A Chronology of Key Events.

Appendix B. Videotapes on Multicultural Education and U.S. Ethnic Groups.

Appendix C. Books About Women of Color.

Appendix D. The Carter G. Woodson Award Books.

Appendix E. Twenty Classic and Landmark Books in Ethnic Literature.

Index.

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