Multicultural Education in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

Multicultural Education in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

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Rasool and Curtis present general teaching strategies and methodsa€“with a multicultural slanta€“for middle and high school-level pre-service teachers. The text's diversity perspective prepares the teacher-to-be for today's classroom; a classroom of increased diversity in student ethnicity, linguistic and cultural background, family structure, socioeconomic status, learning style, and degree of learning ability. The methods and strategies provided encourage middle and secondary teachers to become life-long learners who continuously engage in a reflective process that re-examines their reasons for becoming a teacher, along with the origin and consequences of their decisions and actions as teachers. The final goal is to empower the teacher to be both a visionary and a qchange-agentq in this multicultural society.Writing to learn Guided Writing Procedure (GWP) Research findings Significant effects on open*ended comprehension questions ... above) Growth in writing ability and positive student reactions with 8th grade Hispanic ESL students Integrates language and content ... knowledge Requires teacher adeptness in leading discussion Teachers need to create content* centered (vs. editing) checklists; could beanbsp;...

Title:Multicultural Education in Middle and Secondary Classrooms
Author:Joan Rasool, A. Cheryl Curtis
Publisher:Wadsworth Publishing Company - 2000-01-01


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