ERIC Number: ED475331
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Creating Multicultural School Climate for Deaf Children and Their Families. Sharing Ideas.
Sass-Lehrer, Marilyn; Gerner de Garcia, Barbara; Rovins, Michele
This monograph offers a variety of suggestions for creating a supportive multicultural climate for deaf children and their families. A section on responding to changing needs notes the special needs of deaf children from diverse backgrounds and suggests 7 strategies for developing cultural competence and 11 suggestions for improving outreach services. Eight strategies address various instructional approaches; five guidelines identify desirable features in instructional materials; and six actions are urged to address leadership issues. A resource guide identifies general references, readings for teachers, books for students (by grade level), instructional guides and handbooks, and World Wide Web resources. (Contains approximately 125 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Deafness, Diversity (Student), Educational Environment, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Leadership, Multicultural Education, Teaching Methods
Gallaudet University, Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center, KDES PAS-6, 800 Florida Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20002-3695. Tel: 202-651-5340; Tel: 800-526-9105 (Toll Free); Fax: 202-651-5708; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu. For full text: http://clerccenter.gallaudet.edu/Products/Sharing-Results.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Gallaudet Univ., Washington, DC. Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center.