An Introduction to Multicultural Education (5th Edition)

Description

In this succinct, yet comprehensive book, leading authority James A. Banks gives readers a forward-reaching look toward increasing their understanding of what multicultural education means for classroom teaching in contemporary classrooms. Here he explores the concepts, principles, theories, and practices of multicultural education in such key areas as: the goals and misconceptions of multicultural education; citizenship education and diversity in a global age; curriculum transformation; curriculum reform; and, school reform and intergroup education. Included are checklists for evaluating informational materials and evaluating multicultural education. An Introduction to Multicultural Education is ideal for pre-service and practicing educators who require a concrete approach but have little time to devote to the topic.



More Ways to Learn Education & Teaching

What future for education?

College | Online class

Through this course you will start to critically examine your own ideas about education, teaching and learning. The critique will be developed through engagement with theories and ideas developed...

Free

Become an Instructional Designer

College | Online class

Instructional designers create engaging, effective learning experiences that help people gain the skills needed for success. From the foundational models of instructional design to storyboarding...

$20 monthly
Offers paid add-ons

Become an Instructional Developer

College | Online class

As an instructional developer, you’ll combine instructional design principles with technical skills to create transformative elearning modules. From SCORM and Tin Can API to the fundamentals of...

$20 monthly
Offers paid add-ons

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom

College | Book

In Teaching to Transgress,bell hooks—writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual—writes about a new kind of education, education as the practice of freedom. Teaching students to “transgress”...

$29

Critical Issues in Urban Education

College | Online class

Urban school reform in the United States is characterized by contentious, politicized debate. This course explores a set of critical issues in the education and educational reform space, with a...

Free

Experience And Education

College | ebook/Kindle, Book, Audio CD/MP3

Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written...

$10

See all resources for Education & Teaching