Diversity As Resource

Diversity As Resource

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A collection of essays on cultural and linguistic diversity in elementary, secondary, and higher education is presented. The articles are written for teachers and teacher educators, and each includes a summary, discussion questions, and projects. They include the following: qWhose Culture? Whose Literacy?q (Keith Walters); qWhose Shared Assumptions? Making the Implicit Explicitq (Anna O. Soter); qIdentifying the Languages and Cultures of Our Studentsq (Denise E. Murray, Patricia C. Nichols, Allison Heisch); qSensitizing Teachers to Cultural Differences: An African American Perspectiveq (Evelyn Baker Dandy); qA Mexicano Perspective: Reading the World in a Multicultural Settingq (Olga A. Vasquez); qA Khmer Perspective: Connections Between Khmer Students' Behaviors, History, and Cultureq (Usha Welaratna); qCultural Diversity and Socialization: A Case Study of a Hispanic Woman in a Doctoral Program in Sociologyq (Christine Pearson Casanave); qToward Developing a Cultural Repertoire: A Case Study of a Lao Freshmanq (Ann M. Johns); qDiversity Among Individuals: Eight Students Making Sense of Classroom Journal Writingq (Tamara Lucas); qPower and the Politics of Knowledge: Transformative Schooling for Minority Language Learnersq (Daniel McLaughlin); qUnlimited Resources: Tapping Into Learners' Language, Culture, and Thoughtq (Denise E. Murray); and qLanguage in the Attic: Claiming Our Linguistic Heritageq (Patricia C. Nichols). (MSE)... the adjunct English classes, her examinations and projects for her anthropology class, and her various reflective essays ... This in-law also had expectations: Because Tic had learned to be a good salesperson in Thailand, he had bought aanbsp;...


Title:Diversity As Resource
Author: Denise E. Murray
Publisher:Teachers of English to - 1992
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