Comprehensive Multicultural Education: Theory and Practice (6th Edition)

Written for new teachers, this guide to multicultural education presents interdisciplinary content through primary source material and vignettes of actual teachers and students.    Taking the view that the primary goal of public education in the United States is to foster the intellectual and personal development of all children and youth to their fullest potential,

Written for new teachers, this guide to multicultural education presents interdisciplinary content through primary source material and vignettes of actual teachers and students. 

 

Taking the view that the primary goal of public education in the United States is to foster the intellectual and personal development of all children and youth to their fullest potential, Christine Bennett aims to help prepare teachers who are informed and caring advocates for students from all cultural, racial, socioeconomic, linguistic, and national backgrounds.

 

Comprehensive Multicultural Education provides a curriculum model with six goals and numerous lesson plans illustrating how each goal can be implemented in the classroom. It emphasizes diversity within and across ethnic groups to help teachers understand interactions between students’ cultural and individual differences.