Un-Standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standard-Based Classroom / Edition 1

Un-Standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standard-Based Classroom / Edition 1

by Christine Sleeter
     
 

ISBN-10: 0807746215

ISBN-13: 9780807746219

Pub. Date: 11/12/2005

Publisher: Teachers College Press

How can teachers learn to teach rich, academically rigorous multicultural curricula under current standardization constraints? In her new book, Christine Sleeter offers a much-needed framework to help teachers take on this challenge. By contrasting key curricular assumptions with those of multicultural education, she reveals the aspects they share as well as the…  See more details below

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How can teachers learn to teach rich, academically rigorous multicultural curricula under current standardization constraints? In her new book, Christine Sleeter offers a much-needed framework to help teachers take on this challenge. By contrasting key curricular assumptions with those of multicultural education, she reveals the aspects they share as well as the conceptual and political differences between them. Sleeter makes, a strong case for what teachers can do to "unstandardize" knowledge in their own classrooms, while working toward high standards of academic achievement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807746219
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Publication date:
11/12/2005
Series:
Multicultural Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
370,368
Product dimensions:
6.12(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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Table of Contents

Series foreword
1Standards, multicultural education, and central curriculum questions5
2Teachers' beliefs about knowledge28
3Designing curriculum around big ideas43
4Democratized assessment64
5Transformative intellectual knowledge and curriculum82
6Students as curriculum105
7Intellectual challenge of curriculum126
8Curriculum resources148
9Multicultural curriculum, democracy, and visionary pragmatism167

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