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Teaching young children in multicultural classrooms : issues, concepts, and strategies

Author: Wilma J Robles de Melendez; Vesna Beck
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, Cengage Learning ; ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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A comprehensive text on the historical, theoretical, political, and sociological aspects of multicultural education as it relates to young children. It provides practical guidelines, curriculum  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wilma J Robles de Melendez; Vesna Beck
ISBN: 9781428376984 1428376984
OCLC Number: 244767238
Notes: Previous ed.: 2007.
Description: xviii, 445 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: FOUNDATIONS FOR MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN TODAY'S EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOMS. 1. Facing the Reality of Diversity: The Intricate Nature of Our Society. 2. The Nature of Culture, The Nature of People. 3. Families in Our Classrooms: Many Ways, Many Voices. 4. Who Is the Child? Developmental Characteristics of Young Children. Part II: EXPLORING THE ROOTS OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION: ISSUES AND DIRECTIONS. 5. Everything Started When Tracing the Beginnings of Multicultural Education. 6. Approaches to Multicultural Education: Ways and Designs for Classroom Implementation. Part III: INTO ACTION: IMPLEMENTING A MULTICULTURAL PROGRAM FOR YOUNG CHILDREN. 7. The Classroom, Where Words Become Action. 8. Preparing to Bring Ideas into Action. 9. Activities and Resources for Multicultural Teaching: A World of Possibilities. 10. A World of Resources: Involving Families, Friends, and the Community. Appendix A: List of Multicultural Children's Books. Appendix B: Web of Possibilities Using Multicultural Literature. Appendix C: Developing Multicultural Awareness: Sample Activities. Appendix D: Sample Lesson Plan Using the Black Snowman. Appendix E: Sample Lesson Plan Using the Bredekamp and Rosegrant Model. Appendix F: Organizations That Support Multiculturalism and Diversity. Appendix G: Learning About Islands. Appendix H: Island Stick Puppets. Appendix I: Planning for Cultural Diversity: Developing a Class Profile. Appendix J: Checklist for Diversity in Early Childhood Education and Care (SECA).
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Part I: FOUNDATIONS FOR MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION IN TODAY'S EARLY CHILDHOOD CLASSROOMS. 1. Facing the Reality of Diversity: The Intricate Nature of Our Society. 2. The Nature of Culture, The Nature of Read more...

 
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