Multicultural Teaching

Multicultural Teaching

A Handbook of Activities, Information, and Resources

By Pamela L. Tiedt; Iris M. Tiedt

Allyn & Bacon, Paperback, 9780137011018, 406pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2009

Description
This practical text, which defines multicultural education broadly to include all types of diversity, provides a wealth of content area-specific activities to help teachers implement an inclusive curriculum that meets the individual needs of each student. Bringing theory and practice togetherand applying a model focusing on Esteem, Empathy, and Equity, the authorsencourage reflection and discussion through working with Reflective Teaching Portfolios and Cooperative Learning Groups at the end of each chapter. Teacher candidateslearn the implications of such topics as language diversity, the academic achievement gap, and racism along with guidance to plan lessons designed to develop a community of learners in their classroom.