ERIC Number: ED437460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Race and Culture in the Classroom: Teaching and Learning through Multicultural Education. Multicultural Education Series.
This book analyzes what happens when one teacher attempts to work with issues of race and culture in a classroom of diverse students in an urban high school. The chapters are: (1) "The Other Day at School: Cross-cultural Challenges in a High School Community"; (2) "The Opening of the American Mind: Challenges in the Cross-Cultural Teaching of Literature"; (3) "Reading the Text of the Talking: A Novel Approach To Understanding the Impact of Cultural Divisiveness on Adolescents"; (4) "What We Learned in School Today: Teaching Issues of Race and Culture"; (5) "Idealization, Disillusionment, and Reparation in Teaching about Race and Culture"; and (6) "Why I Am a Multiculturalist: The Power of Stories Told and Untold." (Contains 143 references.) (SLD)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), High School Students, High Schools, Multicultural Education, Racial Differences, Teaching Methods, Urban Schools
Teachers College Press, 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027 (paperback: ISBN-0-8077-3822-0, $17.95; clothbound: ISBN-0-9077-3823-9, $40). Tel: 212-678-3919.
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: "Foreword by James A. Banks."