An Educator's Guide to Diversity in the Classroom

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Houghton Mifflin, Dec 31, 2002 - Education - 47 pages
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This guide addresses the various kinds of diversity found in American schools and the implications for how schools and teachers handle these diverse characteristics. It examines racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity, language differences, socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, diverse learning styles, physical differences, family circumstances, and diverse intellectual abilities.

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Knowledge
7
Applications
30
Extensions
37
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Carl Grant is one of the nation's leading scholars in the field of multicultural education. He is currently Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, where his research and teaching interests include Multicultural Education, Teacher Education, Preservice and Inservice Education, and Urban Education. Dr. Grant is the author of numerous books and journal articles. Among his most recent publications are AN EDUCATION GUIDE TO DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOM (Houghton-Mifflin, 2003), TURNING ON LEARNING: FIVE APPROACHES TO MULTICULTURAL TEACHING PLANS FOR RACE, CLASS, GENDER, AND DISABILITY, (with Christine Sleeter; Third Edition published by Wiley, 2003); and GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION (with Joy Lei; Erlbaum, 2001). Dr. Grant has taught the Introduction to Education course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for many years.

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