Cultural Competence A Primer for Educators

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-01-01
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing

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We all know that an appreciation of diversity is important, but how do you teach that to students? CULTURAL COMPETENCE: A PRIMER FOR EDUCATORS, 2nd Edition, shows you the basics of multicultural education strategies in a short, easy-to-use education textbook. The author also offers insights into the psycho-social dimensions of teaching culturally diverse populations. Thorough yet concise, this is the guide you'll need to ensure that you emphasize the importance of diversity in your classroom.

Table of Contents

Foundations For Becoming Culturally Competent
What It Means to Be Culturally Competent
Understanding Racism and Prejudice
Understanding Unconscious Bias, Unintentional Racism, and Microaggressions
Understanding Privilege and Racial Consciousness among Whites
Understanding Culture and Cultural Differences.?
Becoming Culturally Competent In The Classroom And Community
Children, Parents, and Families of Color
Psychological and Educational Issues
Bias in the Curriculum and in the Classroom
Critical Issues in Working with Culturally Different Students
Working Competently With All Students
Working with Latino/a Students: An Interview with Aurora Cedillo
Working with American Indian/Alaska Natives Students: An Interview with Cornel Pewewardy
Working with African American Students: An Interview with William Cross
Working with Asian Pacific American Students: An Interview with Valerie Ooka Pang
Working with Arab and Muslim Americans: An Interview with Karim Hamdy
Working with European American Students: An Interaction with Christine Sleeter
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