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ERIC Number: EJ663303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1054-0040
Journey toward Sensitivity: An Examination of Multicultural Literature.
Scott, Marie
Montessori Life, v14 n4 p26-29 Fall 2002
Uses the portrayal of Native Americans in children's literature to describe the impact of racially biased reading materials and argue for greater cultural sensitivity. Offers tips for identifying culturally insensitive books. Urges Montessori teachers to seek rich portrayals of other cultures, hone their sensitivity toward negative literature with younger students, and teach older students to confront books critically. (KB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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