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Dillard, Cynthia B.; Neal, Amber – Theory Into Practice, 2020
Given the clarion call for culturally relevant and sustaining practices, it is often assumed that Black women have a deep well of knowledge about Black history and culture to draw from. However, given that today's Black teachers were mostly educated post-integration, they were rarely afforded accurate representations and cultural knowledge of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, African American History, African American Teachers, Cultural Awareness
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Stan, Susan – Theory into Practice, 1999
Examines contemporary children's books published internationally as a backdrop against which to view the international books available to U.S. children. Representative situations from developed and developing nations demonstrate the constraints involved in publishing children's books. The examples help explain why international fare offered to…
Descriptors: Children, Childrens Literature, Developing Nations, Elementary Education
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d'Almeida, Irene Assiba – Theory into Practice, 1982
In West Africa, international studies were overstressed under colonial rule, while native African traditions and languages were neglected. Educational reforms are underway to remedy that situation. In the United States, national studies have been overemphasized and global education underemphasized. (PP)
Descriptors: African Culture, African Languages, Colonialism, Cultural Awareness