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Reaching and Teaching Diverse Populations
Strategies for Moving Beyond Stereotypes



December 2010 | 176 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Based on the conceptual framework of the educational ecosystem, Reaching and Teaching Diverse Populations: Strategies for Moving Beyond Stereotypes engages preservice teachers in activities that promote their understanding of diversity topics. In working through the activities included in this text, students deepen their understanding of the interrelationship of the community, the school, and classroom dynamics and cultures. By making multicultural issues local and relevant, future teachers begin to see themselves as agents of change, creators of curriculum and pedagogy, and facilitators of a synergistic, dynamic, and exciting learning environment.
 
Preface
 
Introduction
 
Section I: Individual Identity and Self-Awareness
 
1. My Life as a_______________
 
2. I Come From
 
3. My Name
 
4. Metaphorical Me
 
5. Identity Collage
 
6. Zen Cards
 
7. Reading Worlds into Words
 
8. Stories That Cling
 
9. Ways of Seeing
 
10. Willingness to be Disturbed
 
11. Future Selves, Present Goals
 
Section II: Multicultural Awareness and Intercultural Interaction
 
12. Shared Guidelines & Language – Creating a Classroom Culture of Respect
 
13. Just Because
 
14. A-List/B-List: Getting Beyond Stereotypes
 
15. Talking Back: Found and Two-Voice Poems
 
16. Finding Ways In: Translating Others’ Experiences
 
17. United States of America Axioms: Yours, Mine, or Ours?
 
18. Processing “White Privilege,” by Peggy McIntosh
 
19. Gendered Language: Unpacking Common Parlance
 
20. Code-Switching: Language, Dress, and Behavior
 
21. Being and Becoming: Bullies and Divas and Martyrs, Oh, My
 
22. Campus Culture Walk
 
Section III: Introduction to Classroom Inquiry
 
23. Multigenre Inquiry Project: Sharing the Process and Results of Inquiry
 
24. Double Entry Inquiry Notebook: From Seeing To Meaning
 
25. Asking and Developing the Overarching Inquiry Question: Finding a Focus
 
26. Writing a Rationale for Your Overarching Question
 
27. Developing Frequently Asked Questions
 
28. Designing Interview Questions
 
29. Inquiring Minds Want To Know: Withholding Judgment in the Field In Order To Understand Others
 
30. A-List/B-List: Getting Beyond Stereotypes in the Field
 
31. Perspective-Taking in the Ecosystem Classroom: The Yin and Yang of Resilience
 
32. Processing Classroom Inquiry
 
Section IV: Analyzing Pedagogy for the Classroom Ecosystem
 
33. Popcorn (aka Quaker) Reading
 
34. Literature Circles
 
35. Save the Last Word for Me
 
36. Rubric Protocol
 
37. Graffiti Wall
 
38. Lesson Plan
 
39. Unit Plan
 
Bibliography
 
About the Authors

Sample Materials & Chapters

Introduction

Strategies 1-5


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ISBN: 9781412977364
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