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ERIC Number: ED529164
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012-Jan
Pages: 308
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-6104-8539-5
Innovative Voices in Education: Engaging Diverse Communities
Kugler, Eileen Gale, Ed.
Rowman & Littlefield Education
Diverse schools offer enriched academic and social environments, as students and families of different backgrounds and experiences provide a vibrant mosaic of insights, perspectives, and skills. To take advantage of the unique opportunities that diversity brings, schools must value and effectively connect with students and families of all backgrounds. Committed educators are taking on this challenge with gusto, engaging their diverse communities on a daily basis. This book highlights stories from around the world, as innovative teachers, educational leaders, and community activists passionately share personal accounts of their successes, challenges, and lessons learned. These are unsung heroes, doing vital work each day, with little attention beyond the appreciation of their own school communities. The 17 chapters, each by different authors with unique experiences, provide insights, strategies, and new tools that will be of value to anyone who is concerned about improving education for all. These diverse innovative voices will inform, engage, and most of all, inspire you. [Foreword by Edwin Darden. Contributions by: Shriya Adhikary; Jioanna Carjuzaa; Jesse Bethke Gomez; Waliha Gani; Debra Fulcher; Sean Grainger; Young-chan Han; Ashley Harris; Amineh Ahmed Hoti; Karyn Keenan; Nardos King; Sara Kugler; Graciela Rosas; Jeff Scanlan; Howie Schaffer; Andrea Sobel; Roni Silverstein; and Stacie Stanley.]
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Montana; United Kingdom