Teaching and Learning in Multicultural Schools: An Integrated Approach

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Multilingual Matters, Jan 1, 1998 - Education - 287 pages
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This text outlines relevant theoretical background and provides detailed practical advice and suggestions for educators in schools serving culturally and liguistically divers communities. Some chapters focus on the needs of students from immigrant communities, especially those who are learning the language of instruction, while others include historical minority groups as well.
 

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Contents

Melting Pots and Other Metaphors
1
The Immigrant Experience
25
Getting Started in the Multicultural School
54
An Inclusive School Environment
94
An Inclusive Classroom Community
134
An Inclusive Approach to Instruction
158
An Antiracist Approach to Education
195
An Inclusive Curriculum
208
Assessment in Multicultural Schools
251
References
271
Index
284
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Elizabeth Coelho is a program consultant with the Toronto District School Board, a large urban school district in Metropolitan Toronto, Canada, where she has had extensive experience with the education of immigrant students. She is also a program co-ordinator and instructor in the in-service teacher education program at the University of Toronto. Her interests include content-based language instruction and antiracist education. She is the author of Caribbean Students in Canadian Schools: Books 1 and 2 and Learning Together in the Multicultural Classroom.

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