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ERIC Number: EJ476693
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0889-0293
Social Studies Teacher Education, Ethnic Diversity, and Academic Achievement.
Banks, Cherry A. McGee; Banks, James A.
International Journal of Social Education, v7 n3 p24-38 Win 1993
Describes and discusses three explanations of academic achievement: (1) cultural deprivation theory; (2) cultural difference theory; and (3) postmodern discourse-practice. Applies these theories to multicultural education. Argues that social studies teachers must transform their thinking and create classrooms that promote democratic ideals. (CFR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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