9780801305115

The Multicultural Classroom: Readings for Content-Area Teachers

  • ISBN 13:

    9780801305115

  • ISBN 10:

    080130511X

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/01/1991
  • Publisher: Pearson P T R

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Summary

This sourcebook is essential reading for teachers in multicultural classrooms. Focusing on the needs of language minority students, it presents selections from the works of experienced teachers and researchers such as Cummins, H. D. Brown, Heath, Banks, McGroarty, Scarcella, Chamot, and O'Malley.

Part I establishes the theoretical foundation for successful teaching in richly diverse classroom environments.

Part II discusses the cultural considerations necessary to a fuller understanding of the students and their needs.

Part III explores recommended classroom practices and strategies.

Part IV relates appropriate practices and strategies to specific content areas, including social studies, literature, science, and math.

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