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Gates, Pamela S.; Hall Mark, Dianne L. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2010
As multicultural education is becoming integral to the core curriculum, teachers often implement this aspect into their courses through literature. However, standards and criteria to teach and promote active discussion about this literature are sparse. This book introduces pre-service and experienced teachers to the use of literature to promote…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Core Curriculum, Multicultural Education, Picture Books
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Banit, Thomas – New England Journal of History, 1993
Asserts that teachers often need information on a variety of topics. Provides a list of recommended resources on immigration in the United States. Includes a "dictionary" of immigration-related topics, court case summaries related to immigration law and education, and teacher resources on the topic of immigration. (CFR)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Cultural Pluralism, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Protection
Sawicki, Gloria – 1992
The instructor's reference manual constitutes one segment of a project to support and enhance the multicultural dimension of education and campus life at Queens College (New York). The manual contains summaries of four faculty development seminars on multicultural education, diversity, and use of authentic cultural materials in college…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, College Faculty, Cultural Pluralism
Roberts, Patricia L.; Cecil, Nancy Lee – 1993
This book provides some helpful tools that will allow teachers to use children's literature as a vehicle for modifying cultural stereotypes. The sections contain short summaries of 239 carefully selected children's books, each of which features main characters who contribute to an understanding of one's cultural heritage and ways to modify a…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, Annotated Bibliographies, Asian Americans, Attitude Change
Freeman, Stanley L., Jr. – 1981
If awareness and understanding of Canada, its people, and its culture are to be achieved, the study of this country must be made an appropriate part of the social studies and humanities curricula. This document provides teachers with resource materials on 13 topics about Canada: (1) topics and themes for Canadian Studies; (2) reasons why U.S.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
Manitoba Human Rights Commission, Winnipeg. – 1989
This document is an inventory designed to help educators more efficiently locate resources for teaching about human rights in the classroom. The types of materials identified in this document include: teaching units and guides, reference books, multi-media kits, filmstrips, tapes, video cassettes, supplementary curricular materials, and other…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Disability Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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Harvey, Karen D. – Social Studies and the Young Learner, 1993
Argues that teachers should teach about contemporary American Indians as well as their history. Suggests that good topics would be American Indian children of today and American Indiana leaders of today. Presents a lesson plan and recommended instructional materials. (CFR)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian History, Anthropology, Current Events