ERIC Number: ED191976
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Planning for Ethnic Education: A Handbook for Planned Change. Revised Edition.
This handbook was developed to provide practical examples of how to incorporate a multicultural emphasis into the school curriculum. Parts I, II, and III divide suggested activities by grade level: preschool-kindergarten, primary, middle elementary, and junior high school. Part I provides examples of how ethnic studies can be implemented into the curriculum. Methods for increasing awareness of and sensitivity to cultural differences are presented in Part II. The focus of Part III is on decision making strategies for value clarification in a multicultural curriculum. A guide to resources for multicultural education in Illinois is provided in Part IV. Part V presents guidelines for evaluating and selecting instructional materials. Part VI presents checklists to assist in the development of policies and practices for multiethnic education. Definitions of key terms used in the handbook are appended. (MK)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Cultural Activities, Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Decision Making, Early Childhood Education, Educational Resources, Elementary Education, Ethnic Studies, Interdisciplinary Approach, Junior High Schools, Media Selection, Multicultural Education, School Policy
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois