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Distinguished multiculturalist Sonia Nieto speaks directly to current and future teachers in this selection of her key book chapters and journal articles focused on language, culture, and teaching thoughtfully integrated with creative pedagogical features. The text offers information, insights, and motivation to teach students of diverse cultural, racial, and linguistic backgrounds.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: Language, Literacy, and Culture: Intersections and Implications|
|Setting the Groundwork|
|What is the Purpose of Schools?|
|Reflecting on Education in an Age of Functionalism|
|The Limitations of Labels|
|Understanding Multicultural Education in a Sociopolitical Context|
|Multicultural Education and School Reform|
|Public Education in the Twentieth Century and Beyond: High Hopes, Broken Promises, and an Uncertain Future|
|We Speak in Many Tongues: Language Diversity and Multicultural Education|
|Identity and Belonging|
|Culture and Learning|
|Chapter 5 Lessons from Students on Creating a Chance to Dream|
|Beyond categories: The complex identities of adolescents|
|Becoming Critical Teachers|
|Profoundly Multicultural Questions|
|Solidarity, Courage, and Heart: Learning from a New Generation of Teachers|
|Praxis in the Classroom|
|Affirmation, Solidarity, and Critique: Moving Beyond Tolerance in Multicultural Education|
|Nice is Not Enough: Defining Caring for Students of Color|
|What Does it Mean to Affirm Diversity in Our Nation's Schools?|
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