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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.
Sonia Nieto is Professor Emerita at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, She is the author of the bestselling books Why We Teach and What Keeps Teachers Going?
Table of Contents
|Series Foreword||p. ix|
|The Sociopolitics of Schooling: A Prologue to the 10th Anniversary Edition||p. 1|
|Learning, the Social Context, and Multicultural Education||p. 33|
|Learning and Inequality||p. 50|
|Reaction to Ethnic Notions||p. 52|
|What Difference Does Difference Make?||p. 63|
|Pressures to Conform||p. 64|
|Culture and Learning||p. 77|
|Who Does the Accommodating? Institutional Transformation to Promote Learning||p. 101|
|Start from Where Kids Are At||p. 103|
|My Journey||p. 107|
|Morning Questions||p. 109|
|Pedagogical Strategies as Magical Cures||p. 111|
|Being Nice Is Not Enough||p. 114|
|Perceptions of the Bilingual Program||p. 115|
|Social Class, Language, and Learning||p. 118|
|Connecting with Students||p. 125|
|Teaching as Love||p. 127|
|Critical Pedagogy, Empowerment and Learning||p. 130|
|Leaving My World Outside||p. 137|
|Letter to Ms. Curry||p. 137|
|Looking from the Edge||p. 139|
|A Boost of Adrenaline||p. 140|
|Differences Matter||p. 141|
|Reaction to the Article||p. 148|
|A Letter from Kaeli||p. 151|
|The Personal and Collective Transformation of Teachers||p. 155|
|The Discomfort of My Identity||p. 157|
|The Privilege of Speaking, Reading, and Writing the English Language||p. 157|
|A Kid from Jersey: White Privilege and "a Little Too Ethnic)"||p. 161|
|On Becoming a White Ally||p. 163|
|Enriching Differences||p. 164|
|Being on the Winning Team||p. 165|
|Cultural Knowledge and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy||p. 167|
|Mi Semestre de Espaņol: A Case Study on the Cultural Dimension of Second-Language Acquisition||p. 169|
|Being Black and Multicultural||p. 178|
|Why I Went Back to School||p. 183|
|Creating Learning Communities: Implications for Multicultural Education||p. 184|
|About the Author||p. 256|
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