Diversity Education

Paperback | January 15, 2014

byJac J. W. Andrews, Judy L. Lupart

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One of the many challenges facing educators and educators-in-training is to better understand and effectively address student diversity in their contemporary classrooms, schools, and communities. Diversity Education provides rich and comprehensive insights aimed at understanding and addressing students with varied backgrounds, identities, frames of reference, abilities, interests, and belief systems. The text presents conceptually grounded, empirically based, and practically proven ideas from some of Canada's top academic researchers, and sets out to enrich educators' ways of thinking regarding current diverse learning and developmental challenges.

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One of the many challenges facing educators and educators-in-training is to better understand and effectively address student diversity in their contemporary classrooms, schools, and communities. Diversity Education provides rich and comprehensive insights aimed at understanding and addressing students with varied backgrounds, identiti...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:656 pages, 9.94 × 7.88 × 0.81 inPublished:January 15, 2014Publisher:Nelson College IndigenousLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0176507353

ISBN - 13:9780176507350

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Theme One: Setting the Context for Student DiversityChapter 1: Foundations, Principles, and Student DiversityChapter 2: Twenty-First-Century Learning and Student DiversityChapter 3: Social and Political Issues and Student DiversityChapter 4: Perspectives on Teaching and Student DiversityTheme Two: Creating Schools that Support Student DiversityChapter 5: Educational Leadership, School Organization, and Student DiversityChapter 6: Teacher Education, Professional Development, and Student DiversityChapter 7: Educational Assessment and Student DiversityChapter 8: Program Planning and Student DiversityChapter 9: Consultation, Collaboration, Community Partnerships, and Student DiversityTheme Three: Curriculum and Student DiversityChapter 10: Elementary Language and Literacy Education, and Student DiversityChapter 11: Elementary Science Instruction and Student DiversityChapter 12: Elementary Mathematics Instruction and Student DiversityChapter 13: Elementary Social Studies Instruction and Student DiversityChapter 14: Elementary Performing Arts and Student DiversityChapter 15: Secondary Language Instruction and Student DiversityChapter 16: Secondary Science Instruction and Student DiversityChapter 17: Secondary Mathematics Instruction and Student DiversityChapter 18: Secondary Social Studies Instruction and Student DiversityChapter 19: Secondary Performing Arts and Student DiversityAppendix: Classroom Strategies for Students with Special Learning Needs