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ISBN-10 0137042663ISBN-13 9780137042661
ISBN-10 0137042612ISBN-13 9780137042616
Author(s): Christine I. Bennett
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
Copyright year: © 2011 Pages: 504

A balanced approach for pre-service teachers and others new to the field of multicultural education, this text presents interdisciplinary content through primary source material and vignettes of actual teachers and students.Providing an in-depth focus in key areas as well as a broad overview, Christine Bennett aims to help prepare teachers who are informed and caring advocates for students from all cultural, racial, socioeconomic, linguistic, and national backgrounds.Comprehensive Multicultural Education provides a teacher-tested curriculum development model that focuses on core values, helping teachers make a stronger case for multicultural perspectives in their curriculums. Incorporating research from current sociology, history, and ethno-geography, the author makes key issues like immigration accessible for today’s teachers, emphasizing diversity within and across ethnic groups to help teachers understand interactions between students' cultural and individual differences.