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Studying Diversity in Teacher Education (Hardback)
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Studying Diversity in Teacher Education (Hardback)

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Hardback 448 Pages / Published: 16/01/2011
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Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a collaborative effort by experts seeking to elucidate one of the most important issues facing education today. The contributors address historically persistent issues such as understanding how to teach diversity, while also providing research and case studies on how the issues are being resolved. Concluding the volume with an agenda for future research, Studying Diversity in Teacher Education is a necessary resource for all educators.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442204409
Number of pages: 448
Weight: 984 g
Dimensions: 267 x 190 x 30 mm


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The myriad, rich, and incisive perspectives in this needed and timely book will help colleges and universities reform teacher education programs and make them culturally responsive and effective for students from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic groups. -- James A. Banks, Kerry and Linda Killinger Endowed Chair in Diversity Studies and Founding Director, Center for Multicultural Education, Universi
From the Foreword: Readers will find this volume a treasure trove of perspectives, answers, and provocations that should stimulate further the essential discussions we must have to create schools that can someday provide all children?and teachers?withthe right to learn what they need and deserve.... -- Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Stanford University
The rapidly shifting demographics in the U.S. and other countries provide a crucial educational challenge: how teachers can turn student diversity into an asset for schooling. Through a series of chapters by top scholars in the field, this volume powerfully establishes the ways teachers come to think about differences, structures, and possibilities for pedagogical actions that provide students with meaningful opportunities for learning and that facilitate students' greater investment in schooling. This book is indeed a valuable contribution to a vitally important field of study. -- Luis C. Moll, Professor, College of Education, University of Arizona
From the Foreword: Readers will find this volume a treasure trove of perspectives, answers, and provocations that should stimulate further the essential discussions we must have to create schools that can someday provide all children-and teachers-with the right to learn what they need and deserve. -- Linda Darling-Hammond, Charles E. Ducommun Professor of Education, Stanford University

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