ERIC Number: ED390946
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Multicultural Education. Inclusion of All.
Atwater, Mary M., Ed.; And Others
Chapters in this book reflect the issues in multicultural education that affect the teaching and learning of mathematics and science. They are grouped into sections on teacher education, learning and instruction, assessment, and family and society and include: (1) "Multicultural Teacher Education Programs in America: A Friendly Confrontation" (James Boyer and Kelly A. Radzik-Marsh); (2) "Equity and the Teaching of Mathematics" (Walter Secada); (3) "Moving Towards Culture-Inclusive Mathematics Education" (Patricia Wilson and Julio Mosquera Padron); (4) "A Comprehensive Multicultural Teacher Education Program: An Idea Whose Time Has Come" (H. Prentice Baptiste); (5) "Examining Teaching Styles and Student Learning Styles in Science and Math Classrooms" (James Anderson); (6) "A Comparative Study between Italian and Korean Students' Methods for Solving Word Problems" (Woo Hyung Whang); (7) "Interrelationships between Gender, Affect, and Retention in Science Classrooms: A Theoretical Approach" (Jane Butler Kahle); (8) "Effective Programming for Limited English Proficient Students" (Sheryl Santos); (9) "Criticalmathematics Education: Bringing Multiculturalism to the Mathematics Classroom" (Marilyn Frankenstein); (10) "The Teacher Shortage and Testing: Simple Ignorance or Racism?" (G. Pritchy Smith); (11) "The Impact of Standardized Testing on Children of Color" (Gina Dyer); (12) "Mathematical Empowerment and African American Families" (Marilyn Strutchens); (13) "The Conflict between Teacher and African American Family Questioning Patterns" (Catherine Gardner, Evelyn Hart, and Bobby Jones); and (14) "Paths to Multiculturalism: One Perspective" (Randy McGinnis). References follow each chapter. (Contains 6 figures and 10 tables.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Cultural Awareness, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Family Characteristics, Limited English Speaking, Mathematics Instruction, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Racial Discrimination, Science Education, Sex Discrimination, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
University of Georgia Press, 330 Research Drive, Athens, GA 30602-4901.
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.; Eisenhower Program for Mathematics and Science Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Dept. of Science Education.