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This book explores diversity through seven micro-cultures, including:class, ethnicity and race, gender, exceptionality, religion, language, and age--and the impact of these cultures on learning in K-12 classrooms. The book emphasizes the need to engage students in exploring diversity through self-reflection, application, and to see culturally responsive classrooms in action.Exploring Diversity: A Video Case ApproachCD-ROM and accompanying activity guide provides examples of culturally responsive teaching related to chapter content
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Multicultural Education|
|Diversity in the Classroom|
|Pluralism in Society|
|Equality and Social Justice in a Democracy|
|Ethnicity and Race|
|Ethnic and Racial Diversity|
|Class and Socioeconomic Status|
|Interaction of Class with Race and Ethnicity, Gender, and Age|
|Gender and Sexual Orientation|
|Male and Female Differences|
|The Women's Movement|
|Sexism and Gender Discrimination|
|Students with Disabilities and Those Who Are Gifted and Talented|
|Exceptional Individuals and Society|
|Disproportionate Placement in Special Education|
|California Proposition 227 and Special Education|
|Language and Culture|
|The Nature of Language|
|Religion and Culture|
|Religion as a Way of Life|
|Religious Pluralism in the United States|
|Interaction of Religion with Gender, Homosexuality, and Race|
|Individual Religious Identity|
|Geography and Culture|
|Regional Diversity in the United States|
|Rural, Urban, and Suburban Areas|
|Age and Culture|
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