Making Choices for Multicultural Education Five Approaches to Race, Class, and Gender

ISBN-10: 0470383690

ISBN-13: 9780470383698

Edition: 6th 2009

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Description: This book offers the educational community a way of thinking about race, language, culture, class, gender, and disability in teaching. The sixth edition incorporates the latest group population demographics and published material to provide the most current information in the field. It introduces a discussion of intercultural and multicultural education along with the key points that distinguishes differences between the two concepts. Readers will also find discussions on globalization and its influences on the key topics presented in the book. Teachers will gain strong insight into this evolving field of study and practice.

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Book details

List price: $159.95
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/13/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.276
Language: English

Carl A. Grant is Hoefs-Bascom Professor of teacher education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin--Madison. His work for more than thirty years has been with teachers and administrators who commit to improve students' achievement, enrich their knowledge and skill set in multicultural social justice, culturally responsive curriculum development, and teaching. He has written several books and many articles for teachers that address student achievement, curriculum development, teaching strategies, and parent-teacher engagement.

Illusions of Progress: Business as Usual
Society Today
Race and Ethnicity
Gender
Sexual Orientation
Social Class
Disability
Business as Usual
What Teachers Teach
How Student Learning Is Assessed
How Teachers Teach
How Students Are Grouped
Student Culture
Approaches to Multicultural Education
Plan of Subsequent Chapters
Questions for Reflections
References
Teaching the Exceptional and the Culturally Different
Goals
The Human Capital Theory of Education and Society
Deficiency Orientation
Cultural Deficiency
Physiological and Mental Deficiency
Sexual Orientation
Difference Orientation
Cultural Difference
Language
Deafness as a Cultural Difference
Mental Difference
Gender Difference
Recommended Practices
Program Structure
Curriculum Content
Instructional Process
Parental Involvement
Implementation
Questions for Reflection
References
Human Relations
Goals
Some Historical Background
Theories Behind Human Relations
Development of Prejudice Within Individuals
Development of Prejudice and Hostility Between Groups
Self-Concept Theory
Some Thoughts on Theory
Strategies
General Principles
Providing Accurate Cognitive Information
Using Group Process
Using Vicarious Experience and Role Playing
Involving Students in Service Learning Projects
Teaching Social Skills
Questions for Reflection
References
Single-Group Studies
Goals
Philosophical Framework
Myth of the Neutrality of Education
Identity and the Social Purpose of Schooling
Restructuring Knowledge and "The Canon"
Centering: Significance of the Starting Place
Social Creation of "Natural" Categories
Social Construct of All Social Theories
Strengths of Oppressed Groups
Group Identity in Literature and the Arts
A Collective Sense
Group Liberation
Recommended Practices
Curriculum
Instructional Strategies
Implementation
Questions for Reflection
References
Multicultural Education
Goals
Ideology and Multicultural Education
Cultural Pluralism
Equal Opportunity
Theory and Multicultural Education
Theories of Cultural Pluralism
Cultural Transmission and Social Learning Theories
Recommended Practices
Curriculum
Instruction
Assessment of Learning
Home/Community-School Relationships
Other Schoolwide Issues
Questions for Reflection
References
Multicultural Social Justice Education
Goals
Assumptions and Theory
Critical Theories
Sociological Theory of Culture
Identity and Democracy
Recommended Practices
Practicing Democracy
Analyzing the Circumstances of One's Own Life
Developing Social Action Skills
Coalescing
Commonalities with Previous Approaches
Questions for Reflections
References
Our Choice: Multicultural Social Justice Education
Questions for Reflections
References
Name Index
Subject Index
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