Diversity Matters: Understanding Diversity in Schools
Today's educators experience diversity challenges within their curricula, schools, and school systems on a daily basis-yet most lack the knowledge to turn those challenges into positive outcomes that enrich learning and establish strong, inclusive learning communities. DIVERSITY MATTERS offers proven, research-based strategies that will help teachers successfully navigate intercultural interactions to better meet the needs of all students. An intellectual and emotional exploration of cultural diversity that covers current research and diverse case studies, DIVERSITY MATTERS helps educators understand marginalization and its effect on academic achievement while utilizing practical application strategies that will ensure that all students are active contributors to their own learning. Proven, research-based strategies throughout the text ensure that students will leave your classroom knowing how to successfully navigate intercultural interactions to better meet the needs of all their students.
Spradlin, Lynn Kell and Parsons, Richard D., "Diversity Matters: Understanding Diversity in Schools" (2008). College of Education & Social Work Faculty Books. 9.