An introduction to multicultural education
The book opens by describing the goals of multicultural education and misconceptions about it. Banks' five dimensions of multicultural education are also discussed early in the book, exposing readers to the framework that is used in school districts across the country and is widely reprinted in educational publications. It devotes an entire chapter to curriculum, clearly outlining the difference between curriculum transformation and curriculum integration of ethnic and cultural content.
16 pages matching academic achievement in this book
Results 1-3 of 16
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Dimensions and School Characteristics
Challenges to Multicultural Education
8 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
academic achievement action African American Afrocentric American exceptionalism American Revolution American students Arawaks Asian Americans Banks behavior Bell Curve challenge Chapter characteristics citizens classroom colleges Columbus communities cooperative learning create Crocco cultural diversity cultural groups dents describes develop more positive dimensions of multicultural discrimination effective ethnic and cultural ethnic diversity ethnic groups ethnic studies Garcia gender goal of multicultural help students Hispanics identity implement important Italian Americans key concepts knowledge construction Latinos low-income students mainstream major ment Mexican Americans movement multicultural curriculum multicultural education multicultural school nation nation's schools Native Americans paradigm percent perspectives positive racial attitudes race racial and ethnic racial groups reflect restructure Revolution rience school culture school districts school reform skills needed social studies social-class groups students and students students from diverse students of color teaching strategies textbooks tion transformative tural U.S. society United University unum White women youths