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Monday, July 16, 2007

Books & Websites for Teachers about Other Cultures

* My personal favorites
-- Specifically Canadian Selections

Adams Maurianne, Bell, Lee Anne & Griffin Pat, editors Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice. Routledge New York and London, 1997.

Banks, James A. An Introduction to Multicultural Education. Allyn and Bacon, 1999.

*Carter, Prudence. Keepin’ It Real. Oxford University Press. New York, 2005.

*Davis, Bonnie M. How to Teach Students Who Don’t Look Like You. Corwin Press. California, 2006

*Dresser, Norine. Multicultural Manners. John Wiley and Sons, Inc. USA, 2005

Kohl, Herbert. “I Won’t Learn From You” and Other Thoughts on Creative Maladjustment. The New Press. New York, 1994.

Kruse, G. and Horning, K. Multicultural Literature for Children and Young Adults. Cooperative Children's Book Center. Madison, WI, 1991. Includes annotations for recommended books about American Indians.

*Landsman, Julie and Lewis W., Chance, editors. White Teachers/Diverse Classrooms. Stylus Publishing. Sterling, Virginia, 2006

* Loewen, James. Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your History Textbook Got Wrong. Touchstone, 1996.

Loewen, James. Lies Across America : What Our Historic Sites Get Wrong. Touchstone, 2000.

* Reagan, Timothy. Non-Western Educational Traditions: Alternative Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice. Lawrence Erlaum Associates, Publishers. New Jersey, 1996.

-- Rethinking Schools, Ltd. Rethinking Our Classrooms: Teaching for Equity and Justice. Milwaukee, WI, 2001.

Takaki. A Different Mirror, A Historical Multicultural America. Little, Brown, and Company. Canada, 1993.

* Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States. Harper Perennial. New York, 1980.

Freedom Center
A great website resource for multicultural materials