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ERIC Number: ED542772
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Feb
Pages: 168
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-8077-5406-4
ISSN: N/A
Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom: Approaches, Strategies and Tools, Preschool-2nd Grade
Souto-Manning, Mariana
Teachers College Press
This unique book features an array of approaches, strategies, and tools for teaching multiculturally in the early years. The teachers and classrooms portrayed here provide young children with rich educational experiences that empower them to understand themselves in relation to others. You will see how amazing teachers engage in culturally responsive teaching that fosters educational equity while also meeting state and national standards (such as the Common Core State Standards). This engaging book is sprinkled with questions for reflection and implementation that encourage educators to start planning ways of enhancing their own teaching, making their early childhood setting a more equitable learning space. Book Features include: (1) Multicultural education in action, including the everyday issues and tensions experienced by children and their families; (2) Powerful vignettes from diverse Head Start, preschool, kindergarten, 1st- and 2nd-grade classrooms throughout the United States; (3)Sections on "Getting Started" and "Considering Obstacles and Exploring Possibilities" in each chapter; and (4) A list of multicultural children's books and resources for further reading.
Teachers College Press. 1234 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10027. Tel: 800-575-6566; Fax: 802-864-7626; e-mail: tcp.orders@aidcvt.com; Web site: http://www.tcpress.com
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education; Grade 1; Grade 2; Kindergarten; Preschool Education; Primary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A