Comprehensive Multicultural Education : Theory and Practice

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-08-01
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Table of Contents

The Case For Multicultural Education
The Case of Fred Young
The Case of Sarah Stein
The Case of Jimmy Miller
The Case of Isaac Washington
The Case of Marcia Patton
The Case of Jesús Martinez
The Case of Sam Johnson
Multicultural Schools: What, Why, and How
What Is Multicultural Education?
Core Values in Multicultural Education and Curriculum
Why Is Multicultural Education Essential?
Conditions for Multicultural Schools
Multicultural School Conditions
The Nature of Culture and the Contexts for Multicultural Teaching
What Is Culture?
Differences between Culture and Race
What Do We Mean by Ethnic Groups?
Cultural Assimilation and Pluralism
Guidelines for Understanding Cultural Differences in the Classroom: Aspects of Ethnicity
Race Relations and the Nature of Prejudice
The Prevalence of Prejudice and Racism
The Nature of Prejudice
The Nature of Racism
Theories of Ethnic Identity
The Nature of Stereotypes and Multicultural Teaching
An Illustration of Racism and the Need for Curriculum Reform
Africa: Common Misconceptions
Conflicting Themes of Assimilation and Pluralism among European Americans, Jewish Americans, and African Americans
Sources of Cultural Diversity in the United States: An Overview
European Americans
Jewish Americans
African Americans
Who Has Assimilated?
Conflicting Themes of Assimilation and Pluralism among American Indians, Hispanics, Asians, Muslims, and Arabs in the United States
American Indians
Asian Americans
Muslims in America and Arab Americans, Salman H. Al-Ani
Individual Differences That Affect Teaching And Learning
Warren Benson's Classroom
The Case of Kevin Armstrong
The Case of Rachael Jones
The Case of Max Britten
The Case of Maria Chacón
Theories of Learning Style and Multiple Intelligence: Interactions between Culture and the Individual
An Introduction to Learning Style
What Is Learning Style?
Why Be Concerned about Learning Styles?
Four Strategies for Discovering Learning Styles
The Theory of Multiple Intelligence
Relationships between Culture and Learning Style
Learning Styles and Teaching Styles
Learning Styles and Effective Teaching
Beyond Learning Style: An Overview of Other Key Individual Differences
Learning Skills
Levels of Achievement and Aptitudes
Special Interests
Physical Characteristics
Peer Relations
Family Conditions
Beliefs, Attitudes, and Values
Sense of Ethnic Identity
Teacher Perceptions of Individual Differences Related to Ethnicity and Poverty
Strengthening Multicultural Perspectives In Curriculum And Instruction
The Case of Lisa Stuart
Sam Johnson's Classroom Revisited
Multicultural Curriculum Development: A Decision-Making Model and Lesson Plans
Developing a Course Rationale
Developing Plans for Instruction
The Importance of Fair-Minded Critical Thinking
The Curriculum Model: Goals, Assumptions, and Content
Goal One: Understanding Multiple Historical Perspectives
Lesson Plans That Develop Multiple Historical Perspectives
Goal Two: Developing Cultural Consciousness
Lesson Plans That Develop Cultural Consciousness
Goal Three: Developing Intercultural Competence
Lesson Plans That Develop Intercultural Competence
Goal Four: Combating Racism, Sexism, Prejudice, and All Forms of Discrimination
Lesson Plans That Combat Racism, Sexism, Prejudice, and Discrimination
Goal Five: Raising Awareness of the State of the Planet and Global Dynamics
Lesson Plans That Develop State of the Planet Awareness
Goal Six: Developing Social Action Skills
Implementing the Model through an Interdisciplinary Unit
Historical Fiction and Multicultural Education in a World War II Unit John Kornfeld
Educational Concepts and Teaching Strategies for Multicultural Classrooms
The Promise of Culturally Relevant Teaching
Individualizing Instruction: A Response to Cultural and Individual
Mastery Learning
Experiential Learning
Bilingual Education
Learning Activity Packets and Learning Centers
Independent Study
Cooperative Learning: Student Team Learning
Peer and Cross-Age Tutoring
Connections with Multicultural Education
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