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Cultural Diversity in Our Schools

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ISBN-10: 053451247X

ISBN-13: 9780534512477

Edition: 2002

Authors: Patricia Marshall

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This fascinating text is designed to provide pre-service and in-service teachers with a sharper understanding of the nature of diversity in today's schools. Readers are initially introduced to concepts associates with diversity (culture, worldview, race/ethnicity) and are sensitized to the manner in which their own cultural orientations influence their approaches to the teacher roles. With this understanding, readers are then better equipped to approach the comprehensive chapters on five major racial and ethnic groups in U.S. schools: African Americans, Asian Pacific Americans, Hispanic Americans, Native Americans and White Americans. Later chapters describe strategies and techniques…    
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Book details

List price: $199.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 12/3/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298

Patricia Marshallis a single mother who raisied 2 children, she also has 6 grand sons and 2 great grandsons. she worked as a Chef and also in the medical field. She has the love of a large family of 18 children, 9 boys and 9 girls. she has always dreamed about writing books from a very young age and she now has the time to follow her dream.She hopes that you will enjoy this book as much as she enjoyed writing it.

Preface
Understanding Self: Diversity in Schools and the Outlooks of Teachers
Schools, Cultural Diversity, and the Sweet Land of Liberty
Teachers as Cultural Beings
Understanding Learners: Diverse Backgrounds and Worldviews of Students
African American Students
Asian Pacific American Students
Hispanic/Latino/a American Students
Native American Students
White American Students
Understanding Teaching: Techniques and Strategies for Diverse Classroom Contexts
The Learning Environment and Issues of Equity
Effective Teaching in Culturally Diverse Classrooms
Understanding Schools: Diverse Dynamics That Impact Teacher Effectiveness
Diversity and Professional Relations in Schools
Index