Developing Multicultural Teacher Education Curricula

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Joseph M. Larkin, Christine E. Sleeter
SUNY Press, 1995 - Education - 298 pages
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Very little attention has been given to the preparation of teachers to work in multicultural education.
This book meets an important need, focusing on the teacher education curriculum, discussing how to make that curriculum multicultural.
 

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Contents

Curriculum Themes and Issues in Multicultural Teacher
1
White Preservice Students and Multicultural Education Coursework
17
Pivot Points for Engaging Lives in Multicultural
31
Developing Social and Cultural Foundations from a Multicultural
45
Social Service Field Experiences and Teacher Education Kip Tellez
65
Psychological and Developmental Perspectives in a Multicultural
79
An Interactive Link in Teaching Language Arts
105
A Multicultural Perspective
115
Multicultural Social Reconstructionism and the Secondary English
147
Teaching Social Studies Methods from a Multicultural Perspective
159
Mathematics and Multiculturalism Mian M Yusuf
187
Technology and Multicultural Nonsexist Teaching
203
Preparing Music Teachers for Multicultural Challenges Nedra Cobb
219
An Overlooked
247
Notes on Contributors
279
Copyright

Constructing a Multicultural Orientation through Childrens
129

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About the author (1995)

Joseph M. Larkin is Assistant Director for Research and Staff Development with the Compact for Educational Opportunity, an organization that monitors and supports the metropolitan school desegregation program in the Milwaukee area. As a school teacher, a community worker, and a university professor, he has spent twenty-five years working in the field of urban education.

Christine E. Sleeter is Professor of Teacher Education at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. She is the author/editor of many books and articles about multicultural education including Empowerment Through Multicultural Education (published by SUNY Press). She also is editor of the SUNY series, The Social Context of Education.

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