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Handbook of Research on Literacy and Diversity by
Call Number: LB1576 .H2337 2009
Publication Date: 2009-04-14
This is the first research handbook to address all dimensions of diversity that have an impact on literacy achievement. It offers fresh perspectives on such topics as family literacy, multiliteracies, drawing on cultural resources in the classroom, factors that promote success in high-poverty schools, equity issues, and ways to teach specific literacy skills. The concluding section provides crucial recommendations for teacher preparation and professional development.
Human Diversity in Education by
Call Number: LC1099.3 .C87 2015
Publication Date: 2014-04-04
This eighth edition of Human Diversity in Education: An Intercultural Approach continues to focus on the preparation of teachers and other human-service providers who not only can teach and interact more effectively with the wide diversity of students they are certain to encounter, but are also able to transmit this knowledge and skill to the individuals in their charge.
Diversity and Difference in Early Childhood Education by
Call Number: E-Book
Publication Date: 2005-12-01
Gives an overview of relevant contemporary social theories, including poststructuralism, cultural studies, postcolonialism, feminist perspectives and queer theory. This book covers a number of issues impacting on children's lives, including globalization, new racisms, immigration, refugees, homophobia, heterosexism and constructions of childhood.
Other Kinds of Families by
Call Number: LC225.3 .O85 2008
Publication Date: 2007-11-01
The authors contend that the vast diveristy found in schools and society today suggests an urgent need to reconsider the ways in which families are currently represented and addressed in school curriculum and culture.