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Carger, Chris Liska – Teaching Education, 1993
A Caucasian teacher reflects on her experiences over the years of being part of and then teaching within diverse student populations, explaining what it feels like to be white in a world so worried about, yet so often unfair to, people of color. (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Black Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Kailin, Julie – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1994
An antiracist staff development course for teachers can help sensitize teachers to the racial constructions of reality in their own lives, schools, curricula, and teacher-student interactions. The curriculum would offer teachers a framework for teaching against racism. The paper examines how issues of class and gender affect racism. (SM)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development
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Greenleaf, Cynthia; And Others – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1994
Many disadvantaged students show incipient excellence underlying perceived errors in literacy performance. The paper examines research on helping teachers think more generatively about increasingly diverse student populations. Preservice teachers can be taught to handle multicultural classrooms by interpreting problematic student performance in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences