Light in Their Eyes Creating Multicultural Learning Communities

ISBN-10: 0807750549
ISBN-13: 9780807750544
Edition: 10th 2010
Authors: Sonia Nieto
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Description: In the 10th Anniversary Edition of her popular text, Sonia Nieto reviews where we have been and where we should be going in our pursuit of creating multicultural learning communities in our schools. With a new Introductory Chapter and a new  More...

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List price: $26.95
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University
Publication date: 4/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.078
Language: English

In the 10th Anniversary Edition of her popular text, Sonia Nieto reviews where we have been and where we should be going in our pursuit of creating multicultural learning communities in our schools. With a new Introductory Chapter and a new Epilogue, nieto addresses some of the changes we have experienced during the past decade that help to explain the current sociopolitical environment - our increasing diversity, the altering conditions in schools and in society, the influence ofperverty on learning, and the impact of NCLB on classrooms and schools.

Series Foreword
Acknowledgments
The Sociopolitics of Schooling: A Prologue to the 10th Anniversary Edition
Introduction
Learning, the Social Context, and Multicultural Education
Learning and Inequality
Reaction to Ethnic Notions
What Difference Does Difference Make?
Pressures to Conform
Culture and Learning
Who Does the Accommodating? Institutional Transformation to Promote Learning
Start from Where Kids Are At
My Journey
Morning Questions
Pedagogical Strategies as Magical Cures
Being Nice Is Not Enough
Perceptions of the Bilingual Program
Social Class, Language, and Learning
Connecting with Students
Teaching as Love
Critical Pedagogy, Empowerment and Learning
Leaving My World Outside
Letter to Ms. Curry
Looking from the Edge
A Boost of Adrenaline
Differences Matter
Reaction to the Article
A Letter from Kaeli
The Personal and Collective Transformation of Teachers
The Discomfort of My Identity
The Privilege of Speaking, Reading, and Writing the English Language
A Kid from Jersey: White Privilege and "a Little Too Ethnic)"
On Becoming a White Ally
Enriching Differences
Being on the Winning Team
Cultural Knowledge and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy
Mi Semestre de Espa�ol: A Case Study on the Cultural Dimension of Second-Language Acquisition
Being Black and Multicultural
Racism
Why I Went Back to School
Creating Learning Communities: Implications for Multicultural Education
Epilogue
References
Index
About the Author

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