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ERIC Number: EJ1057677
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 21
ISSN: ISSN-0022-8958
Using Multicultural Children's Literature to Teach Diverse Perspectives
Iwai, Yuko
Kappa Delta Pi Record, v51 n2 p81-86 2015
As increasing numbers of students from diverse cultures are entering schools, educators need to include diversity in their teaching to promote diverse perspectives and help students become global citizens. The author offers tips for elementary teachers on using multicultural children's literature in their classrooms. Teachers are encouraged to model positive attitudes toward diversity, select high-quality multicultural children's books, plan effective instruction, use the books across the curriculum, and partner with the community.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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