ERIC Number: EJ637044
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Diversity Within Unity: Essential Principles for Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Society.
Banks, James A.; Cookson, Peter; Gay, Geneva; Hawley, Willis D.; Irvine, Jacqueline Jordan; Nieto, Sonia; Schofield, Janet Ward; Stephen, Walter G.
Phi Delta Kappan, v83 n3 p196-98, 200-03 Nov 2001
Discusses 12 essential principles to help schools teach democratic values in a multicultural society. Derived from findings of the Multicultural Education Consensus Panel to review and synthesize research on diversity, principles are organized into five categories: Teacher learning; student learning; intergroup relations; school governance, organization, and equity; and assessment. (Contains 24 references.) (PKP)
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum, Democratic Values, Educational Assessment, Educational Environment, Educational Policy, Educational Principles, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Fear, Group Dynamics, Multicultural Education, Organizational Objectives, Participative Decision Making, Professional Development, Values Clarification
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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