The Classroom Mosaic - Culture and Learning
Brandt, R. (1994, May). On educating for diversity:
a conversation with James A. Banks. Educational Leadership,
51(8). Retrieved 1/12/03.
This article describes types of multicultural education.
Banks, J. (1994). Educating for Diversity: Transforming the Mainstream
Curriculum, Educational Leadership,51(8). Retrieved
This article describes dimensions of multicultural education.
Bransford, J. D., Brown, A. L., & Cocking, R. R. (Eds.). (2000).
How children learn (Chapter 4, see selected pages 108-111). In How
people learn: Brain, mind, experience, and school. Washington,
D.C.: National Academy Press.
Facing History and Ourselves National Foundation
Facing History and Ourselves works with teachers to consider
ways of bringing material in the classroom related to diversity,
racism, and prejudice. Included on the Web site are study guides,
book and video recommendations, and information about professional
George Lucas Educational Foundation
The George Lucas Educational Foundation Web site provides feature
articles and interviews related to school-community partnerships.
See, in particular, articles and expert interviews on home visits
under the ?Involved communities: Parent involvement? section of
the Web site.
National Urban Alliance
NUA is a research-based organization that utilizes cultural
research as well as cognitive development, reasoning, thinking,
and higher-order comprehension skills research to improve education.
Teaching Tolerance is a project at the Southern Poverty Law
Center that produces a free magazine with classroom strategies and
curriculum ideas that focus on diversity and tolerance. The Web
site includes an online version of the magazine, classroom resources
and activities, and information about grants for teachers developing
anti-bias projects in their classrooms.
The Center for Research on Education, Diversity & Excellence
University of California Berkeley Graduate School of Education
1640 Tolman Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720
Located at the University of California Berkeley, CREDE developed
standards for effective pedagogy for all students.
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