Choosing Democracy : A Practical Guide to Multicultural Education
This text is appropriate for any course in Multicultural Education or Multicultural Curriculum.This book takes a strong social reconstructionist approach in advocating democratic school reform. It focuses on empowerment and provides detailed descriptions of teaching strategies to achieve it. Based on the experiences of hundreds of future teachers in multicultural education courses, this text offers concrete teaching alternatives that can be used in the classroom to respond to the issues of racism, sexism, gender, and class bias.
- Paperback | 410 pages
- 185.42 x 231.14 x 20.32mm | 635.03g
- 14 Jun 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 2nd edition
Table of contents
I. THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND CULTURAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE CURRENT SCHOOL CRISIS. 1. The Need for Multicultural Education. 2. Culture and Schooling. 3. Racism and Schools. 4. With Liberty and Justice for Some: Class Relations and Schools. 5. How Society and Schools Shortchange Girls and Boys. II. TEACHING STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE DEMOCRACY AND MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION. 6. Human Relations and Multicultural Education. 7. Teaching to Empower Students. 8. Democracy and Classroom Management. 9. Promoting Critical Thinking. 10. Cooperative Learning and Multicultural Education. 11. Teaching Language-Minority Populations. III. THE DIALOGUE BETWEEN DEMOCRACY AND MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION. 12. Curriculum and Multicultural Education. 13. Democratic School Reform: How Do We Get from Here to There?