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Casebook for Exploring Diversity, A,9780131708068

Casebook for Exploring Diversity, A

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0131708066
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Pub. Date:
1/1/2007
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Pearson College Div
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Summary

With the increasing diversity in todayrs"s schools, A Casebook for Exploring Diversity is an excellent supplemental text for preservice teachers in multicultural, inclusive, or urban education courses, as well as for inservice teachers and participants in professional development workshops. Its 37 real-life case studies represent scenarios that could occur in any schoolurban, suburban, or ruraland at any grade level. They address the topics of gENDer, ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, religion, special needs, sexual orientation, language, and ageism. Each case study, followed by questions and activities, will help you develop your interpersonal skills, better understand your students, and broaden your multicultural horizons in a classroom setting. Features of the Third EDITION: bull; bull;NEW! Glossary of selected terms relating to diversity, for reference while reading and engaging in discussion. bull;NEW! Chapter 10 addresses ageism with cases focusing on age-related issues in the classroom. bull;NEW! Bibliography of multicultural childrenrs"s literature for P-12 students, for use in completing the Questions for Reflection and Activities for ExtENDing Thinking. bull;NEW! Sample rubrics for assessing studentsrs" responses to cases in the text, for self-assessment, peer-assessment, or instructor-assessment. bull;Questions for Reflection following each case invite students to collect further data, consider alternative perspectives, share their thoughts, and formulate individual or group responses. bull;Activities for ExtENDing Thinking after each case encourage readers to relate their insights to other course texts, to their field experience, to the lesson and unit planning process, and to local, state, and national standards in teacher education. bull;Design Your Own Case allows readers to become actively involved in case design by writing their own case studies. bull;Resources for further study are provided in the form of Readings for ExtENDing Thinking and Internet Sites for ExtENDing Thinking in each chapter. Also Available from Merrill Education: bull; bull;Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society, Seventh EDITION, by Donna M. Gollnick and Philip C. Chinn, ISBN 0-13-155518-9 bull;Choosing Democracy: A Practical Guide to Multicultural Education, Third EDITION, by Duane E. Campbell, ISBN 0-13-098745-X : 200%; mso-layout-grid-align: none" soNormal>

Table of Contents

Introduction
1(8)
Readings for Extending Thinking
6(2)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
8(1)
Gender
9(18)
Case 1. Reinforcing Specifically
11(2)
Case 2. Fridays Are Video Days
13(2)
Case 3. Developing Skills of Critical Analysis: Exposing the Myths of Films and Fairy Tales
15(2)
Case 4. Dwight, What Do You Think?
17(2)
Case 5. Integrating Women's Issues into Curriculum
19(8)
Design Your Own Case: Gender
21(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
22(4)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
26(1)
Ethnicity
27(16)
Case 6. Let's All Make Up the Rules for Our Classroom
29(2)
Case 7. Other Cultures Celebrate Thanksgiving, Too
31(2)
Case 8. When Will I Ever Use This? Mathematics and Social Justice
33(2)
Case 9. Overlook the Stereotypes--It's Art
35(2)
Case 10. Presidents of Mount Rushmore: Another Perspective
37(6)
Design Your Own Case: Ethnicity
39(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
40(2)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
42(1)
Race
43(24)
Case 11. The Knowledge Base on Diversity: An Aid for Teachers
45(3)
Case 12. Students Right an Injustice
48(2)
Case 13. Use of the N-Word in the Classroom
50(2)
Case 14. Hey, Teach--You Trippin' on Me, but Not on the White Kids!
52(2)
Case 15. A Lesson on Oppression and Whiteness
54(13)
Design Your Own Case: Race
57(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
58(7)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
65(2)
Socioeconomic Status
67(16)
Case 16. A New Student and a Lesson in Geography
69(2)
Case 17. Gangs and the Victims of Violence--Writing as a Therapy
71(2)
Case 18. How Should I Grade Danielle?
73(3)
Case 19. Rewarding Respectful Behavior
76(7)
Design Your Own Case: Socioeconomic Status
78(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
79(2)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
81(2)
Religion
83(14)
Case 20. Isn't the Christmas Tree a Christian Symbol?
85(2)
Case 21. My Persuasive Essay Is ``Why We Should Follow Jesus''
87(3)
Case 22. Planning for Religious Diversity: Special Needs of Muslim Students
90(7)
Design Your Own Case: Religion
93(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
94(2)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
96(1)
Special Needs
97(14)
Case 23. We Only Meant It as a Joke
99(2)
Case 24. Structuring for Success in a Mainstreamed Classroom
101(2)
Case 25. Anthony, Please Don't Push: Designing an IEP
103(2)
Case 26. Inaccessibility of Web Sites to Students Who Are Blind
105(6)
Design Your Own Case: Special Needs
107(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
108(2)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
110(1)
Sexual Orientation
111(14)
Case 27. Not in My Group--He's Gay!
113(2)
Case 28. In Islam, Homosexuality Is a Sin and a Crime
115(2)
Case 29. ``Lesbian!'': Responding to Name-Calling
117(8)
Design Your Own Case: Sexual Orientation
120(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
121(1)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
122(3)
Language
125(16)
Case 30. You'll Need Both Black Vernacular and Standard English
127(2)
Case 31. They Speak English and Spanish Well, but a Learning Disability Creates Problems in Reading and Writing
129(3)
Case 32. A Bilingual Teacher's Aide Assesses His New School
132(2)
Case 33. Computers and Culturally Diverse Learners
134(7)
Design Your Own Case: Language
136(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
137(3)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
140(1)
Ageism
141(16)
Case 34. Age as a Factor in Bullying and ``Cyberbullying''
143(3)
Case 35. The Wages We Will Get as Adults Will Pay for the Elderly? What's Up with That?
146(2)
Case 36. You're Teaching Our Kids to Disrespect the Elderly?
148(2)
Case 37. Age-Related Cultural Needs of Children and Youth
150(7)
Design Your Own Case: Ageism
152(1)
Readings for Extending Thinking
153(2)
Internet Sites for Extending Thinking
155(2)
Resource A Creating Additional Context for a Given Case 157(5)
Resource B Banks's Approaches for the Integration of Multicultural Content 162(2)
Resource C Design Your Own Case 164(2)
Resource D Matrix: Interpersonal Competence Cases, Multicultural Content Cases 166(3)
Resource E Bibliography of Multicultural Children's Literature 169(11)
Resource F Sample Rubrics for Assessing Student Responses to Cases 180(3)
Bibliography 183(10)
Glossary 193


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