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Today's educators experience diversity challenges within their curricula, schools, and school systems on a daily basis-yet most lack the knowledge to turn those challenges into positive outcomes that enrich learning and establish strong, inclusive learning communities. DIVERSITY MATTERS offers proven, research-based strategies that will help you successfully navigate intercultural interactions to better meet the needs of all of your students. An intellectual and emotional exploration of cultural diversity that covers current research and personal narratives from members of diverse groups,, this texts helps you understand marginalization and its effect on academic achievement while utilizing practical application strategies that will ensure that all students are active contributors to their own learning.. Proven, research-based strategies throughout the text ensure that you leave this course knowing how to successfully navigate intercultural interactions to better meet the needs of all their students.
Table of Contents
|Understanding What it Means to be Have a Marginalized Status in American Society|
|Often Clashing Expectations|
|The Classroom Teacher|
|Minority Voices ? Race, Ethnicity, Class, Gender Sexual Orientation and Disability|
|Learning from Native American Stories|
|Learning from Asian American Stories|
|Learning from Latino/a Stories|
|Learning from African American Stories|
|Learning from Working Class Stories|
|Learning from Women's Stories|
|Learning from Gay Men's and Lesbian Women's Stories|
|Learning from Persons' with Disabilities Stories|
|Promoting Change and Achievement|
|Reducing Stratification Effects on Academic Achievement|
|Transforming Knowledge: A Primary Form of Teacher Advocacy|
|Moving from Me to We: Advocacy for Teachers|
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