An introduction to multicultural education

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Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated, 1994 - Social Science - 136 pages
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"Cultural Diversity and Education" is designed to help pre-service and in-service educators clarify the philosophical and definitional issues related to pluralistic education, derive a clarified philosophical position, design and implement effective teaching strategies that reflect ethnic and cultural diversity, and prepare sound guidelines for multicultural programs and practices. Provides teachers and administrators with a succinct, yet comprehensive, overview of multicultural education and what it means for classroom teaching. Strong emphasis on curriculum and reform. "For pre-service and in-service school teachers."

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Contents

Curriculum Transformation
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School Knowledge and Multicultural Literacy
24
Americas Future
40
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James A. Banks is Kerry and Linda Killinger Professor of DivJames A. Banks is Kerry and Linda Killinger Professor of Diversity Studies and Director of the Center for Multicultural ersity Studies and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is a Education at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is a past president of the American Educational Research Associatpast president of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the National Council for the Social Studies (ion (AERA) and the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and was a Spencer Fellow at the Center for Advanced StNCSS) and was a Spencer Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford during the 2005-2udy in the Behavioral Sciences at Stanford during the 2005-2006 academic year. He is a member of the National Academy of006 academic year. He is a member of the National Academy of Education. Professor Banks is a specialist in multicultural Education. Professor Banks is a specialist in multicultural education and in social studies education and has written m education and in social studies education and has written many articles, chapters, and books in these fields. His booksany articles, chapters, and books in these fields. His books include Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies, Cultural Di include Teaching Strategies for Ethnic Studies, Cultural Diversity & Education: Foundations, Curriculum & Teaching, Divversity & Education: Foundations, Curriculum & Teaching, Diversity & Citizenship Education: Global Perspectives, and Racersity & Citizenship Education: Global Perspectives, and Race, Culture, & Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banke, Culture, & Education: The Selected Works of James A. Banks. Professor Banks is editor of the Handbook of Research on s. Professor Banks is editor of the Handbook of Research on Multicultural Education (Jossey-Bass) and the Multicultural Multicultural Education (Jossey-Bass) and the Multicultural Education Series of books published by Teachers College PresEducation Series of books published by Teachers College Press, Columbia University. Professor Banks holds honorary doctos, Columbia University. Professor Banks holds honorary doctorates from five colleges and universities and The UCLA Medalrates from five colleges and universities and The UCLA Medal from the University of California, Los Angeles, the Univers from the University of California, Los Angeles, the University s highest honor. In 2005, Professor Banks delivered the ity s highest honor. In 2005, Professor Banks delivered the 29th Annual Faculty Lecture at the University of Washington,29th Annual Faculty Lecture at the University of Washington, the highest honor given to a professor at the University. I the highest honor given to a professor at the University. In Fall 2007, he was the Tisch Distinguished Visiting Professn Fall 2007, he was the Tisch Distinguished Visiting Professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. or at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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