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ERIC Number: EJ917414
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 48
ISSN: ISSN-0890-6459
Preparation for Culturally Competent Teaching: Applying a Developmental Perspective
Johnson, Helen L.; Alkins, Kimberley F.
Teacher Education and Practice, v22 n3 p334-350 Sum 2009
In this article, we propose a developmental perspective on preparing preservice and in-service teachers to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms. We place emphasis on the importance of moving beyond didactic content-focused approaches to more systematic process-based efforts to scaffold cultural competence. Finally, we address the value of modeling culturally sensitive practice within the teacher education community.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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