ERIC Number: ED439067
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
The Challenge of Diversity: Teacher's Guide. W. M. Keck Foundation Series, Volume 3.
Degelman, Charles; Hayes, Bill
This teacher's guide focuses on diversity and concentrates on issues of race and ethnicity. It is designed to provide instructional support for classroom use of "The Challenge of Diversity," (student text). The guide outlines recommended lesson sequences incorporating readings, directing discussions, and offering interactive activities, supported by 16 reproducible student handouts. Instructions for utilizing the 'Civil Conversation' feature, a culminating lesson, and a final assessment are included. Each lesson is structured with an overview; learning objectives; standards addressed in the lesson; preparations needed for the lesson; and step-by-step procedures for the lesson. Standards listed are National Standards for Civics and U.S. History. After an introduction and an overview, the guide is divided into the following chapters: (1) "The Ideal of Equality"; (2) "A Diverse Nation"; (3) "The Civil Rights Movement"; (4) "Issues and Policies"; and (5) "Bringing Us Together." (BT)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Civil Rights, Cultural Context, Cultural Differences, Ethnicity, Racial Attitudes, Secondary Education, Social Studies, United States History
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: W. M. Keck Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.
Authoring Institution: Constitutional Rights Foundation, Los Angeles, CA.