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Campbell, Roald F. – Theory Into Practice, 1976
Cultural pluralism is an issue that must be dealt with by the whole society but that places two specific demands upon the schools themselves: the development of a curriculum that teaches about the nature of cultural pluralism and the development of a governance system reflecting that pluralism. (MB)
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy
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Shujaa, Mwalimu J. – Theory into Practice, 1995
Discusses certain complexities of personal transformation among people implementing African and African American curriculum content reform in the Buffalo (New York) public schools, highlighting individual teachers' understanding of and responses to the reform and noting that attitudes about their own and other people's ethnicity proved important…
Descriptors: Black Students, Case Studies, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Influences
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Ayers, William – Theory into Practice, 1992
School improvement involves more than just fitting different packages into existing structures. Though education should empower students to become skilled and vital, it often encourages obedience and conformity. There is a bureaucratization that distorts teaching and learning. Theory and cooperative planning are both crucial to educational…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Educational Improvement