Rethinking Multicultural Education

Author: Carol Korn
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780897895446
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Korn and Bursztyn and their contributors examine the cultural transitions that children make as they move between home and school. Case studies present instances of how diversity engages us in renegotiating the personal and social. In illuminating the complicated nature of cultural transitions, they highlight how multiculturalism can play a transformative role in the lives of children and schools.

Childhood Psychological Disorders Current Controversies

Author: Alberto M. Bursztyn Ph.D.
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313064067
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This accessible, informative book will help teachers, parents, and practitioners make sense of current issues and controversies surrounding childhood disabilities. • Contributions from 12 distinguished scholars and practitioners in the fields of psychology, special education, and social work • Case studies and examples from practice that enrich each chapter • Suggestions for further readings and online resources at the end of each chapter • A bibliography of significant research and works in the fields of special education, school psychology, and mental health counseling

Encyclopedia of race and ethnic studies

Author: Ernest Cashmore
Publisher: Taylor & Francis US
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is the paperback edition ofa globally recognized sourcebook on race and ethnic relations. It has been assembled by a world-class team of international scholars led by Ellis Cashmore to provide an authoritative, single-volume reference work on all aspects of race and ethnic studies. From Aboriginal Australians to xenophobia, Nelson Mandela to Richard Wagner, sexuality to racial profiling, the Encyclopedia is organized alphabetically and reflects cultural diversity in a global context. The entries range from succinct 400 word definitions to in-depth 2000 word essays to provide comprehensive coverage of: all the key terms, concepts and debates important figures, both historical and contemporary landmark cases historical events. Although unafraid to engage with cutting-edge theory,it is uncluttered by jargon and has been written in a lucid, 'facts-fronted' style to offer an accessible introduction to race and ethnic studies. Including a new introduction and fully cross-referenced index with most entries followed by annotated up-to-date suggestions for further reading to guide the user to the key sources, the book is already established as the authoritative sourcebook used by students, scholars, lawyers, journalists, members of the caring professions and many other groups involved in race and ethnic affairs.

Critical Thinking and Learning

Author: Danny K. Weil
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313323898
Format: PDF, ePub
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Examines how critical thinking can be taught in a variety of settings and disciplines.

Handbook of narrative inquiry

Author: D. Jean Clandinin
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
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Composed by international researchers, the Handbook of Narrative Inquiry: Mapping a Methodology is the first comprehensive and interdisciplinary overview of the developing methodology of narrative inquiry. The Handbook outlines the historical development and philosophical underpinnings of narrative inquiry as well as describes different forms of narrative inquiry. This one-of-a-kind volume offers an emerging map of the field and encourages further dialogue, discussion, and experimentation as the field continues to develop.

19 Urban Questions

Author: Joe L. Kincheloe
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated
ISBN: 9780820457727
Format: PDF
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"19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City, the definitive overview of urban education, is provocative in style and rich in detail. Emphasizing the complexity of urban education, Steinberg, Kincheloe, and the authors ask direct questions about what urban teachers need to know. Their answers are guaranteed to generate both classroom discussion and discourse in the field for years to come. This is a volume that should be used in every school of education. Important topics include: difference in urban education; motives for teaching in city settings; understanding and dealing with drop-outs; the role of counseling in urban schools; identifying resistance in urban settings; gangs and gang membership; evaluation and assessment; unique issues relating to disabilities; bilingual education; unique issues in urban literacy; urban students and the writing process; technology in urban classrooms; the value of teaching science in urban settings; the role of aesthetics in city schools; health risks among city students; understanding the urban family.