Teaching Young Children in Multicultural Classrooms: Issues, Concepts, and Strategies / Edition 4

Teaching Young Children in Multicultural Classrooms: Issues, Concepts, and Strategies / Edition 4

by Wilma Robles de Melendez, Verna Beck
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1111837147

ISBN-13: 9781111837143

Pub. Date: 01/01/2012

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive text/professional book on historical, theoretical, political, and sociological aspects of multicultural education as it relates to young children offers practical guidelines, curriculum ideas, and techniques for use in classrooms.

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This comprehensive text/professional book on historical, theoretical, political, and sociological aspects of multicultural education as it relates to young children offers practical guidelines, curriculum ideas, and techniques for use in classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781111837143
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2012
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
391
Sales rank:
335,697
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: FOUNDATIONS FOR MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN TODAY'S EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOMS. 1. Facing the Reality of Diversity: The Intricate Nature of Our Society. 2. The Nature of Culture, The Nature of People. 3. Families in Our Classrooms: Many Ways, Many Voices. 4. Who Is the Child? Developmental Characteristics of Young Children. Part II: EXPLORING THE ROOTS OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: ISSUES AND DIRECTIONS. 5. Everything Started When Tracing the Beginnings of Multicultural Education. 6. Approaches to Multicultural Education: Ways and Designs for Classroom Implementation. Part III: INTO ACTION: IMPLEMENTING A MULTICULTURAL PROGRAM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN. 7. The Classroom, Where Words Become Action. 8. Preparing to Bring Ideas into Action. 9. Activities and Resources for Multicultural Teaching: A World of Possibilities! 10. A World of Resources: Involving Families, Friends, and the Community. Appendix A: Recommended List of Selected Multicultural Children's Books. Appendix B: Organizations That Support Multiculturalism and Diversity. Appendix C: Developing Multicultural Awareness: Sample Activities. Appendix D: Planning for Cultural Diversity: Developing a Class Profile.

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