ERIC Number: ED199352
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Selecting Bias-Free Textbooks and Storybooks.
Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., New York, NY.
These guidelines are meant to assist parents and educators in identifying books for children that are free of sexism, racism, ageism, and classism. Methods for analyzing both storybooks and textbooks for bias are presented. Special emphasis is placed on evaluating basal readers and history texts. A number of evaluative checklists are presented with individual sections that focus on assessing a variety of textbook types. A bibliography and list of materials are included. (MK)
Descriptors: Check Lists, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Ethnic Bias, Guidelines, Racial Bias, Sex Bias, Social Bias, Textbook Bias, Textbook Evaluation
Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., 1841 Broadway, New York, NY 10023 ($6.95; 10 or more, $5.55).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council on Interracial Books for Children, Inc., New York, NY.
Identifiers: Age Bias; Handicapism
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