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ERIC Number: EJ583483
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Opening the Dialogue: Using Culture as a Tool in Teaching Young African American Children.
Diller, Debbie
Reading Teacher, v52 n8 p820-28 May 1999
Relates how the author, a White teacher, discovered how to teach her African American students by learning to understand their culture. Discusses how she became aware of the cultural discontinuity in her classroom, and began a dialog with African-American friends, fellow teachers, children, parents, and multicultural literature to change her style of teaching to meet her students' needs. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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