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Description - Widening the Circle by Beverly J. Klug

Recognising the need for pedagogy that better serves American Indian students, Klug and Whitfield construct a pedagogical model that blends native and non-native worldviews and methodologies. Among the building blocks of this new, culturally relevant education are language-based approaches to literacy development, the use of oral histories to supplement traditional texts, and a re-evaluation of the knowledge base these students need for success. This multicultural education "must-read" includes case studies, critical thinking questions and comments by indigenous people concerning education. By learning to teach in ways that are culturally congruent, respectful of traditional values and community building rather than assimilating, non-Native American teachers can finally ensure academic success for their students.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415935104
ISBN-10: 0415935105
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 22mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 4-Dec-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Widening the Circle by Beverly J. Klug
Paperback, November 2002