Widening The Circle

Widening The Circle

by Beverly J. Klug, Patricia T. Whitfield
     
 

Recognizing the need for a pedagogy that better serves American Indian students, Beverly J. Klug and Patricia T. Whitfield construct a pedagogical model that blends native and non-native worldviews and methods. Among the building blocks of this new, culturally relevant education are language-based approaches to literacy development, the use of oral histories to

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Recognizing the need for a pedagogy that better serves American Indian students, Beverly J. Klug and Patricia T. Whitfield construct a pedagogical model that blends native and non-native worldviews and methods. Among the building blocks of this new, culturally relevant education are language-based approaches to literacy development, the use of oral histories to supplement traditional texts, and a re-evaluation of the knowledge base these students need for success in tribal enterprises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415935111
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/21/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Reaching All of Our Children1
Ch. 2A Brief History of American Indian Education29
Ch. 3Legacies of Colonization54
Ch. 4Language and Cultural Values: Defining Who We Are95
Ch. 5American Indians and Their Cultures108
Ch. 6Refusing to Believe in the Doctrine of Failure: Culturally Responsive Pedagogy for American Indian Children148
Ch. 7School Organization, and Family and Community Involvement217
Ch. 8Case Studies230
Ch. 9Ongoing Concerns in American Indian Education265
Ch. 10Conclusions and Recommendations: Effective Schools for American Indian Children287
Notes on Permissions295
Index301

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