ERIC Number: EJ520876
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Equity Pedagogy: An Essential Component of Multicultural Education.
Banks, Cherry A. McGee; Banks, James A.
Theory into Practice, v34 n3 p152-58 Sum 1995
Equity pedagogy involves teaching strategies and environments that help diverse students attain necessary knowledge, skills, and attitudes for functioning effectively within a just, democratic society. The article examines how equity pedagogy interacts with other dimensions of multicultural education (content integration, knowledge construction process, prejudice reduction, and social structure). (SM)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Classroom Environment, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Democratic Values, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Hidden Curriculum, Justice, Multicultural Education, School Culture, Student Evaluation, Student Participation, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Diversity (Student); Equity Theory; Teacher Knowledge
Note: Theme issue title: "Culturally Relevant Teaching."