Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

Multicultural Education in a Pluralistic Society

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 190.5 x 231.1 x 17.8mm | 657.72g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 7th edition
  • 0131197193
  • 9780131197190

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Are you prepared to teach in today(TM)s diverse classrooms? The Seventh Edition of this well-respected text now emphasizes self-reflection and provides real classroom video to help you relate to, understand, and celebrate the seven cultures, or micro-cultures, that you may encounter in your own future classrooms, including: class, ethnicity and race, gender, exceptionality, religion, language, and age. SELF-REFLECTION OPPORTUNITIES" NEW! "Opportunity for Reflection Margin Note indicates questions located within the narrative that encourage you to stop and think critically about chapter content, connect it to your own past experiences or the experiences of others around you, and then consider what you might do if you were the teacher. "Critical Incidents feature" provides you with an opportunity to examine your feelings, attitudes, and possible actions or reactions to each real-life or hypothetical school or classroom scenario. "Pause to Reflect feature includes questions and activities to promote self-awareness and ownership of your past experiences and how they can influence current and future teaching practice in a diverse classroom. APPLICATION OPPORTUNITIES NEW! "Portfolio Activities are linked to INTASC standards and located at the end of every chapter. These activities encourage you to begin to think reflectively and begin to construct professional portfolio entries. NEW!" "Focus Your Lens: Debate feature presents a controversial school issue with "for and "against statements for your consideration." SEEING DIVERISTY IN ACTION - NEW! "Explore Diversity feature directs you to the interactive "Exploring Diversity: A Video Case Approach CD-ROM andaccompanying activity guide that provide examples of culturally responsive teaching related to chapter content. o Introduces you to what a culturally responsive classroom looks like, how to plan, teach, and foster a culturally responsive classroom while preparing you to meet the culturally responsive teaching requirements of the INTASC standards. - "ABC News Video Insights and DVD includes 5 new videos for a total of 18. o Introduces you to real life issues that exist in schools today, and provides a synopsis of the accompanying video segment, along with thought-provoking questions that challenge you to consider the real-life experiences presented.
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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Foundations of multicultural Education Chapter 2 Class Chapter 3 Ethnicity and Race Chapter 4 Gender Chapter 5 Exceptionality Chapter 6 Religion Chapter 7 Language Chapter 8 Age Chapter 9 Education that is Multicultural
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