In addition to being a text for those studying to become early childhood teachers, "Teaching Young Children in Multicultural Classrooms: Issues, Concepts, and Strategies 2E" is a comprehensive resource for practicing professionals who work with young children every day. The authors are able to share their own experiences as both immigrants and instructors to provide historical, theoretical, political, and sociological aspects of multicultural education as it relates to young children. In addition, the authors provide practical guidelines, curriculum suggestions, and techniques for use in the classroom.This long-awaited revision also includes new chapter features for comprehension and application, as well as updated content on demographics, children with special needs, and children's book lists. In addition, readers can follow Barbara, a kindergarten teacher, through the chapters to see how she handles the dilemmas and issues that arise in her day-to-day work in the classroom. The authors have worked to address the very fluid nature of terminology and trends within the field and the results of those efforts are reflected in each chapter.A portfolio experience based on INTASC standards has also been included to help students make the important connection from what they are reading to how that content applies in a classroom setting.
"Teaching Young Children in Multicultural Classrooms: Issues, Concepts, and Strategies 2E" includes comprehensive current and future trends, addresses the contemporary and imminent directions of multicultural education and provides many practical classroom ideas for implementation.
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Number of pages: 480
Weight: 807 g
Dimensions: 234 x 204 x 18 mm