Summary: ''Bridging Multiple Worlds combines foundational chapters with real-world cases involving staff, students, and families in various school settings to promote thought and discussion about all facets of diversity - race, immigration, class, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, and exceptionality. Employing a decision-making scaffold, Taylor and Whittaker emphasize long-term, comprehensive solutions that promote school, home, and community cooperation and guide future teacher
s, counselors, service providers, and administrators toward an understanding of the complexity of school and community diversity issues.''--BOOK JACKET.
Summary: ''Bridging Multiple Worlds combines foundational chapters with real-world cases involving staff, students, and families in various school settings to promote thought and discussion about all facets of diversity - race, immigration, class, gender, sexual orientation, language, religion, and exceptionality. Employing a decision-making scaffold, Taylor and Whittaker emphasize long-term, comprehensive solutions that promote school, home, and community cooperation and guide future teachers, counselors, service providers, and administrators toward an understanding of the complexity of school and community diversity issues.''--BOOK JACKET. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:2ND 09 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Allyn & Bacon, Inc. Published: 04/25/2008 International: No
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Lorraine Taylor was professor emeritus at the State University of New York at New Paltz where she taught in the special education graduate program for 25 years.
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Preface Acknowledgements Foreword The Meaning of Diversity Author's Statement of Philosophy Use of Terminology Related to Diversity References I. Diversity in the United States 1. The Changing Pattern of Immigration Historical Overview Legislation Assimilation and Acculturation Demographic Changes Demographic Changes in the Schools References 2. The Current State of Education for Diverse Students in the United States The Educational Progress of Diverse Learners Multicultural Education Preparation of Teachers for Diverse Learners References 3. Building Partnerships with Diverse Family and Communities Family Involvement in the Schools Characteristics of Families The Family System Culturally Diverse Families The School-Family-Community Partnership References II. A Case for Cases 4. The Development and Use of Cases in Teacher Education What is a Teaching Case? Why Are Case Discussions Valuable? How Do Participants Analyze a Case? How Do Participants Discuss a Case? References 5. Putting it All Together: Analyzing and Discussing a Case Issues Regarding Migrant Farm Workers and Their Families The Case of Jesus Gonzalez Using the Case Decision-Making Scaffold Follow-Up on Jesus Gonzalez References III. Case Studies in Diversity 6. Race and Ethnicity Currents Concepts of Race Race and Ethnic Identity Racism The Case of Jim Peterson The Case of Lisa Golden References 7. Culture and Language Definition of Culture Definition of Language Cultural and Linguistic Difference Implications for Education Native American Mascots The Case of the Onteora Indian The Case of Fome Qureshi References 8. Poverty and Socioeconomic Status Expectations and Realities Current Facts Impact of Poverty on School-Aged Children State and Federal Provisions What Can Schools Do? The Case of Maria Ramirez The Case of Sue Wilson References 9. Exceptionality
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