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Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching


Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching

A Manual for Students and Educators

von: Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers

CHF 106.50

Verlag: Springer
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 18.07.2006
ISBN/EAN: 9780387277714
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 252

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Acknowledgements Section 1. Foundations 3 Chapter 1. Introduction: How to Use this Manual.. ................... Chapter 2. How Do We Understand Difference?. ...................... 17 Section 2. Dimensions of Difference: Culture, Socioeconomic Status, Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Parental Partnership 29 Chapter 3. Cultural Values and Worldview.. ............................ Chapter 4. Socioeconomic Status.. ....................................... 4 1 ............................................ 5 1 Chapter 5. Race and Ethnicity.. Chapter 6. Language in the Classroom.. .................................. 67 Chapter 7. Working with Diverse Families: Parental Partnership in Education.. ........................................ 8 1 viii Table of Contents Section 3 . Dimensions of Difference: Gender Chapter 8 . Gender ............................................................ Chapter 9 . Sexual Orientation and Youth ................................. Section 4 . Other Challenges to Diversity Chapter 10 . Bullying in Schools ............................................. Chapter 1 1 . Creating Community through Classroom Management .. Chapter 12 . Child Abuse and Resilience .................................. Section 5 . Understanding Exceptional Microcultures Chapter 13 . Exceptional Microcultures: Dealing with Trauma ...... Chapter 14 . Exceptional Microcultures: Youth with Emotional Disturbance- Childhood Depression. Eating Disorders .................. Chapter 15 . Exceptional Microcultures: How to Make a Referral .. Section 6 . Conclusion Chapter 16 . Conclusion: The Multicultural Educator .................. Selected Bibliography ...................................................... Glossary of Terms ........................................................... Appendix A . Sample Course Syllabus .................................... Appendix B . Educational Intervention Proposal Paper ................. Index ............................................................................ Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching: A Manual for Students and Educators is an excellent guide for preparing responsive teachers, capable of exploring the roots of a wide variety of types of diversity and acting with knowledge and sensitivity to improve student learning and self-efficacy.
Acknowledgements Section 1. Foundations 3 Chapter 1. Introduction: How to Use this Manual.. ................... Chapter 2. How Do We Understand Difference?. ...................... 17 Section 2. Dimensions of Difference: Culture, Socioeconomic Status, Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Parental Partnership 29 Chapter 3. Cultural Values and Worldview.. ............................ Chapter 4. Socioeconomic Status.. ....................................... 4 1 ............................................ 5 1 Chapter 5. Race and Ethnicity.. Chapter 6. Language in the Classroom.. .................................. 67 Chapter 7. Working with Diverse Families: Parental Partnership in Education.. ........................................ 8 1 viii Table of Contents Section 3 . Dimensions of Difference: Gender Chapter 8 . Gender ............................................................ Chapter 9 . Sexual Orientation and Youth ................................. Section 4 . Other Challenges to Diversity Chapter 10 . Bullying in Schools ............................................. Chapter 1 1 . Creating Community through Classroom Management .. Chapter 12 . Child Abuse and Resilience .................................. Section 5 . Understanding Exceptional Microcultures Chapter 13 . Exceptional Microcultures: Dealing with Trauma ...... Chapter 14 . Exceptional Microcultures: Youth with Emotional Disturbance- Childhood Depression. Eating Disorders .................. Chapter 15 . Exceptional Microcultures: How to Make a Referral .. Section 6 . Conclusion Chapter 16 . Conclusion: The Multicultural Educator .................. Selected Bibliography ...................................................... Glossary of Terms ........................................................... Appendix A . Sample Course Syllabus .................................... Appendix B . Educational Intervention Proposal Paper ................. Index ............................................................................ Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching: A Manual for Students and Educators is an excellent guide for preparing responsive teachers, capable of exploring the roots of a wide variety of types of diversity and acting with knowledge and sensitivity to improve student learning and self-efficacy.
Foreword.- Acknowledgements.- Foundations.- Introduction: How to Use this Manual.- How Do We Understand Difference?.- Dimensions of Difference: Culture, Socioeconomic Status, Race, Ethnicity, Language, and Parental Partnership.- Cultural Values and Worldview.- Socioeconomic Status.- Race and Ethnicity.- Language in the Classroom.- Working with Diverse Families: Parental Partnership in Education.- Dimensions of Difference: Gender.- Gender.- Sexual Orientation and Youth.- Other Challenges to Diversity.- Bullying in Schools.- Creating Community though Classroom Management.- Child Abuse and Resilience.- Understanding Exceptional Microcultures.- Exceptional Microcultures: Dealing with Trauma.- Exceptional Microcultures: Youth with Emotional Disturbance- Childhood Depression and Eating Disorders.- Exceptional Microcultures: How to Make a Referral.- Conclusion.- Conclusion: The Multicultural Educator.- Selected Bibliography.- Glossary of Terms.- Appendix A.- Sample Course Syllabus.- Appendix B.- Educational Intervention Proposal Paper.- Index.
"As a bilingual counseling psychologist and a media correspondent," says Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers, "my interest lies in what helps children and families be resilient in the face of adversity and go on to live happy, productive lives. I am particularly interested in work with families from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds." Dr. Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers (aka CC) is a nationally known counseling psychologist who trained at Teacher College, Columbia University and the NYU-Bellevue Hospital Center. She is currently an assistant professor of counseling psychology at the Graduate School of Education, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Since 2002 she has been a columnist for the Chicago Tribune’s Spanish-language newspaper HOY (Newsday in Spanish) and writes the Nueva Edad (New Age) column that is published in the New York metropolitan area, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Since 2002 she has been a regular guest correspondent on Univision, appearing on their programs Al Despertar and Despierta America. She is a former talk show host at 1380 AM in New York, New York. Dr. Clauss-Ehlers is a 2004-2005 Rosalynn Carter Fellow for Mental Health Journalism with a project focused on the stigma of mental illnesses in the Latino community. She has conducted numerous presentations for print and broadcast media that include Child magazine, Eyewitness News, Redbook, the Herald News, and Channel Thirteen’s Women’s Health Night. She is an Advisory Board member of the Pampers Parenting Institute and a consultant for various organizations. Dr. Clauss-Ehlers has published numerous academic articles and has lectured internationally at venues such as the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, the 27th Inter-American Congress of Psychology in Caracas, Venezuela, the Second World Mental Health Congress in London, England, and the Korea-U.S. Joint Symposium on Anti-Stigma in Seoul, Korea. She has a private practice in Manhattan.Dr. Clauss-Ehlers received her bachelor’s degree from Oberlin College in Ohio and her Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Her recent books include being co-editor of Community Planning to Foster Resilience in Children (Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004) and Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching: A Manual for Students and Educators (Springer, 2006). She is listed in the 2006 editions of Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in American Education.Dr. Clauss-Ehlers lives in New York, New York with her husband and their two daughters, ages two-and-a- half years and 4 months.
As America’s classrooms become more demographically diverse, educators must learn how to respond to the different needs and cultural styles of children who represent such diversity. Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching is a resource guide geared to help educators create classroom communities that respond to diversity. The learning activities presented in this volume define terminology, provide activities to raise self-awareness, include newspaper articles that illustrate the relevance of concepts, and allow for an overall dialogue about diverse issues.
This book encourages readers to generate their own construction of effective multicultural education and learn how to adapt it across various student populations and educational problems. At the same time, learning activities encourage readers to respect and seek to understand the experiences and worldviews of different people and how these diverse realities influence what is meant by multicultural education.

"An incredibly practical, down to earth approach to dealing with potentially difficult material. Based on current, scholarly work, this book gives teachers real-world help for our increasingly diverse schools.  The additional resources listed at the end of each chapter provide a window into the astonishing array of additional scholarly and useful materials." Patricia M. Raskin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Organization and Leadership, Teachers College, Columbia University

"It is a terrific book that provides clear and necessary guidance that helps teachers and students explore issues of diversity in a profound and yet simple and engaging manner. It is a must for those interested in learning how best to address the complexity of this issue in ways that are likely to yield results."Rafael Art. Javier, Ph.D., Professor and Director of Community Outreach Initiatives and Special Programs, St. John’s University
 "Diversity Training for Classroom Teaching, by Caroline Clauss-Ehlers is a well constructed comprehensive guide through the maze of "cultural competence," racism, and many other aspects of diversity in our society.The book is easy to use with many clear and well thought out exercises that will be valuable to both the teachers and their students. Additional web notes, references, and bibliographies for every chapter enhance the book so it is both a text and a training manual."Paul Jay Fink, M.D., Former American Psychiatric Association President
A manual format designed to help faculty, administrators, and students implement diversity efforts.
Includes discussion questions developed to help facilitate an ongoing dialogue about diversity in the school community.
A comprehensive review of dimensions of diversity.
A must have how-to manual to help professors in their multicultural education teaching practice.
The activities are an invaluable resource that facilitate discussion about diversity in 21st century classrooms.
A road map that helps students recognize the dimensions of diversity in today's classrooms.
This manual provides a workbook for educators charged with training others in the area of diversity. Lectures, instructional activities, discussion questions, and resource lists promote learning about dimensions of diversity such as culture, race, ethnicity, social class, gender, exceptionality, and language. The author provides an approach to teaching multicultural education that is easy for educators to grasp and implement. Its practical manual format, discussion questions and comprehensive review sections help make it a must-have roadmap toward recognition of the dimensions of diversity in contemporary classrooms.

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