Cultural diversity in the classroom
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Cultural diversity in the classroom a European comparison by Julia Athena Spinthourakis

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Published by VS Verlag fur̈ Sozialwissenschaften in Wiesbaden .
Written in English


  • Educational change,
  • Multiculturalism,
  • Minorities,
  • Multicultural education,
  • Cultural diversity

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementJulia Athena Spinthourakis, John Lalor, Wolfgang Berg (eds.).
SeriesVS research : Crossculture
LC ClassificationsLC1099.5.E85 C85 2011
The Physical Object
Pagination227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25145839M
ISBN 103531182927
ISBN 109783531182926
LC Control Number2011518708

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This set of books gets the attention of children from the beginning with the awesome array of colors. These books are a great way to help children learn at an early age that there are many different kinds of people in this world/5(3). PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9– Today's classroom is more diverse than ever before. We've compiled tips from experts, lesson plan ideas, and ready-to-go activities that speak to the backgrounds of all your students. Two early childhood experts share tips on teaching diversity in the classroom. This article explains the importance of. Cultural diversity. The main types of cultural diversity that I reference are race, class, and disability. Other important cultural markers, such as language, sexual orientation, and religion, are equally important; books related to these additional markers are included in a recommended sample listing (see Table 1). Play Based experiences that promote celebrating cultural diversity Diverse Cultural Representations embedded in the classroom Dramatic Play: Role play Context: Babies and toys representing different races, genders and physical appearances, food that is culturally significant or vastly different to the children in the setting allows for exploration of culture and the .