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Strategies and Lessons for Culturally Responsive Teaching: A Primer for K-12 Teachers, 1st edition

  • Roselle Kline Chartock

Published by Pearson (September 21st 2009) - Copyright © 2010

1st edition

Strategies and Lessons for Culturally Responsive Teaching: A Primer for K-12 Teachers

ISBN-13: 9780131715080

Includes: Paperback
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Overview

This primer offers a starting point for teachers who want to engage in culturally responsive practice to ensure meaningful learning for all their students.

 

Inspire your K-12 students to make a difference in their schools, communities, and the world with over forty highly-motivating, culturally responsive lessons and teaching strategies.  This brief handbook offers teachers a variety of interdisciplinary, classroom-tested strategies and activity-oriented approaches for becoming culturally competent. Adaptable to all grade levels and subject specialties, the content and strategies presented are grounded in theories developed by researchers and practitioners who have been actively teaching and writing about multicultural education and related fields. Use the inside cover matrix to quickly identify the content area, grade level, and teaching principles for each lesson by chapter.

 

Features

·        Over forty culturally responsive lessons and teaching strategies offer students diverse, activity-oriented approaches for becoming culturally competent.

·        An inside cover matrix, organized by chapter, identifies the content area, grade level, and teaching principles for each lesson to help students identify the key components in multicultural education.  

·        Thematic chapters include a vignette related to the theme; examples of pertinent current research; guiding principles linked to the chapter theme along with classroom applications for each principle; detailed lesson plans and units of instruction; and relevant standards established by the major professional organizations.

·        A Links section following the lessons contains thought-provoking questions to assist teachers with review and reflection on the chapter’s content.

·        A Teacher Resources section at the end of the book, containing a key to National Standards Issued by Professional Organizations, the INTASC Principles, Howard Gardner’s nine intelligences, and Benjamin Bloom’s Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (1971) prepare future teachers with the tools to understanding their students and learning.

WHAT REVIEWERS ARE SAYING:

“The rationale for using school as a place to increase the global perspectives of children and their teachers is handled thoroughly and well illustrated with concrete units, lessons and activities.” —Walter J. Ullrich, CSU-Fresno

 “I was impressed with all the references and appreciate as a teacher the resource that it would provide for me.”–Janelle D. Burge, University of Missouri, Kansas City

“Teachers today need to know how to make change. This text appears to offer plenty of strategies.” —Carolyn Miller, Estrella Mountain Community College

 

Table of contents

Preface

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Preparing to Become a Culturally Responsive Teacher

Chapter 3: Lessons and Strategies for Building the Classroom-As-Community

Chapter 4: Lessons and Strategies for Increasing Knowledge About Diversity

Chapter 5: Lessons and Strategies for Reducing Prejudice

Chapter 6: Lessons and Strategies for Addressing Diversity and the Needs of English Language Learners

Chapter 7: Lessons and Strategies for Increasing Global Perspectives

Teacher Resources

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