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ISBN-10 0132698064ISBN-13 9780132698061
ISBN-10 0132696339ISBN-13 9780132696333
Author(s): James A. Banks
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2014 Pages: 192

For pre-service and practicing educators with limited time to devote to the topic of multicultural education

Serves as a core text for courses in multicultural/multiethnic education (Curriculum and Instruction) (Foundations/Introduction to Teaching)

Pre-service and practicing educators get an authoritative introduction to the major concepts principles, theories, and practices in multicultural education.

Leading authority James A. Banks takes readers on a forward-reaching look toward increasing our understanding of what multicultural education means for classroom teaching today in this succinct, yet comprehensive overview of the concepts, principles, theories, and practices. In it readers discover the goals of and the misconceptions about multicultural education; why and how students can use the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to function as effective citizens in today’s diverse society; how multicultural education seeks to transform the curriculum; how to incorporate multicultural lessons and units into everyday teaching; the important benchmarks to reform; and much more.