ERIC Number: EJ624077
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Social Studies in the Elementary Classroom: Culture Matters.
Jones, Evangelina Bustamante; Pang, Valerie Ooka; Rodriguez, James L.
Theory into Practice, v40 n1 p35-41 Win 2001
Presents a framework for the culturally relevant teaching of social studies in elementary classrooms. After defining culturally relevant teaching, looking at the sociocultural context of culturally relevant teaching, and discussing an ethic of care, the paper examines three relevant principles from critical theory: status equalization, bicultural affirmation, and codes of power. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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