This textbook offers guidance and advice to K-8 teachers in providing a multicultural education to students in the United States. Chapters look at the reasons for multicultural education; ways to individualize instruction; infusing concepts in the total curriculum; and presents activities that related to individual identity, communities, and cultures. A final chapter looks at resources for continuing professional growth in the area of multiculturalism.
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A text for pre-service teachers, also useful for staff development with experienced teachers and administrators. Provides a knowledge base for teaching multiculturally, and gives a wealth of activities that provide learning opportunities for diverse students. Part I details how to infuse multicultural concepts across the curriculum, and Part II tells how to break down stereotypes, explore linguistic diversity, and celebrate multiculturalism throughout the year. Part III discusses problems and issues in multicultural teaching. Includes some 50 pages of recommended readings and resources. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.