ERIC Number: EJ624584
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Multiple Cultures, Multiple Literacies.
Primary Voices K-6, v9 n4 p27-33 Apr 2001
Describes the author's work in his fifth-grade class as he helps his students understand the importance that culture plays in their representations of meaning. Shows how opportunities to transcend language by using other sign systems allow multiculturalism to flourish. Describes a schoolwide celebration of cultures through various arts and sign systems, and discusses the need to balance celebration and critique. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Literacy in the Arts.