ISBN-10:
0807758078
ISBN-13:
9780807758076
Pub. Date:
12/09/2016
Publisher:
Teachers College Press
Un-Standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standards-Based Classroom / Edition 2

Un-Standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standards-Based Classroom / Edition 2

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780807758076
Publisher: Teachers College Press
Publication date: 12/09/2016
Series: Multicultural Education Series
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 586,458
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Series Foreword James A. Bonks vii

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

1 Standards, Multicultural Education, and Central Curriculum Questions 5

Standards and Diverse Funds of Knowledge 7

Central Curriculum Questions 10

Framework for Multicultural Curriculum Design 23

2 Teachers' Beliefs About Knowledge 28

Teachers' Beliefs 29

Teachers Reflect on Their Beliefs 34

From Self-Examination to Action 41

3 Designing Curriculum Around Big Ideas 43

Organizing Curriculum for Meaning and Engagement 44

Planning Around Big Ideas 47

Ideology and Content Standards 53

Possibilities and Challenges 59

4 Democratized Assessment 62

Reform-by-Testing and Curriculum 63

Classroom-Based Assessment 67

Possibilities and Challenges 76

5 Transformative intellectual Knowledge and Curriculum 78

What is Transformative Intellectual Knowledge? 79

Limits of the Additive Approach to Curriculum 80

Counternarratives and Transformative Intellectual Knowledge 85

Investigating Transformative Intellectual Knowledge 88

Possibilities and Challenges 98

6 Students as Curriculum 100

Knowledge Students Bring to School 101

Curriculum as a Complicated Conversation Across Diverse Perspectives 108

Possibilities and Challenges 115

7 Intellectual Challenge of Curriculum 117

Expectations 118

Curriculum Planning and Intellectual Challenge 123

Building Enabling Strategies into Curriculum 129

Possibilities and Challenges 134

8 Curriculum Resources 135

Student identity and Curriculum Resources 136

Resource Form and Student Learning 143

Locating Resources 148

Possibilities and Challenges 151

9 Multicultural Curriculum, Democracy, and Visionary Pragmatism 153

Curriculum and Democracy 154

Administrative Support 165

Visionary Pragmatism in a Time of Standardization 166

Notes 169

References 172

Index 191

About the Authors 210

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