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Test Bank (Downloadable files) For Becoming a Multicultural Educator Developing Awareness, Gaining Skills, and Taking Action 3rd Edition By William A. Howe, Penelope L. Lisi, ISBN: 9781506393834, ISBN: 9781544380995, ISBN: 9781544380988

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Test Bank (Downloadable files) For Becoming a Multicultural Educator Developing Awareness, Gaining Skills, and Taking Action 3rd Edition By Howe

Table Of Content

List of Exercises
About the Authors
Section I: Background
Chapter 1: Multicultural Education: History, Theory, and Evolution

Changing Demographics

Understanding Why Race and Ethnicity Matter

The Need to Close the Achievement Gap

Prejudice and Discrimination Issues

Poverty and Class Issues

Issues on Working With Immigrants and Refugees

Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment Issues

Teacher Preparation and Professional Development Issues

Available Teacher Workforce Issues

Community and the Role of Parents

Moral Obligations and Responsibilities

In Summary

Initial Focus on Ethnic Studies

Influential Publications and Organizational Forces

Influential Agencies and Organizations in the Development of Multicultural Education

Similarities and Differences With Other Studies of Culture

A Quick Comparison of Terms

A New Definition of Multicultural Education

Becoming a Multicultural Educator

So What Is Multicultural Education?

Five Approaches to Multicultural Education

Chapter 2: Becoming a Multicultural Educator: A Four-Step Model

What is Effective Teaching?

What is a Multicultural Educator?

Essential Knowledge for Multicultural Educators

A Repertoire of Skills for Multicultural Educators

Personal Qualities or Dispositions for Multicultural Educators

Curriculum Standards as a Guide for Multicultural Education in Schools

Professional Teaching Standards as a Guide for Multicultural Educators

Why Attend to Culture?

Roles and Responsibilities of Teachers in Using Culture

Becoming a Multicultural Educator

Section II: Knowledge
Chapter 3: Historical Perspectives on a Multicultural America

Race as a Biological or Social Construct

Native Americans

African Americans

Asian Americans

Hispanic Americans

European Americans

Today’s America

Civil Rights Movement Timeline

Federal Civil Rights Laws

Other Education Laws

Free Speech Rights of Students

Chapter 4: Foundational Knowledge for Culturally Responsive Teaching

Essential Elements of Culture

Socioeconomic Status and Education

Religion and Education

Gender and Education

Understanding Racism

Understanding the Impact of Policy on the Learning Environment

Learning Styles and the Achievement of Culturally Diverse Students

Knowledge About Communication Styles

The Role of Culture in the Process of Learning

Culturally Responsive Teaching and Curriculum Development

Section III: Awareness
Chapter 5: Understanding Cultural Identities and Their Influence on Teaching and Learning

What Is Cultural Identity?

Challenges to Uncovering Our Cultural Identities

Naming Groups With Which We Identify

The Challenge of Entitlement

What Does It Mean to Be White?

The Influence of Cultural Identity and Worldview on Approaches to Teaching and Learning

Chapter 6: Developing Awareness of All Humans as Cultural Beings

Factors That Influence Our Perceptions of Others

Racial Identity Development in Children

Self in Relation to Others as Cultural Beings

Responses to Differences: Stereotypes, Bias, Prejudice

Does Difference Make a Difference in Schools?

Hate Crimes, Bullying, and Harassment in Schools

Dealing With Bullying and Harassment

The Need for a Safe School Climate

Understanding the Law and Education

A Look at School Discipline

Helping Students and Teachers Develop Positive Perspectives and Values

Section IV: Skills
Chapter 7: Curriculum Development and Lesson Planning

Defining Curriculum

The Curriculum Development Process

Characteristics of a Multicultural Curriculum

Seven Forms of Bias in Curriculum Materials

Checking for Bias

Planning Learning Experiences From a Multicultural Perspective

Multicultural Principles

Key Concepts for a Multicultural Curriculum

Chapter 8: Instructional Approaches Needed by Multicultural Educators

The Purpose of Education

Models of Teaching

Differentiated Instruction

Chapter 9: Developing Skills in Teaching Language and Understanding Linguistic Diversity

Educating Second-Language Learners

Language Proficiency and Achievement

Experiences of English Language Learner Students

Language Diversity

Schools and the Home


Beyond Language: Preparation for a Diverse, Global Society

Chapter 10: Assessment That Is Culturally Responsive

Evolution of Assessments

Types of Assessments

High-Stakes Testing

Bias in Assessment

Principles of High-Quality Assessment Systems

Guidelines for Development of Classroom-Based Culturally Responsive Assessments

Authentic Assessments

Portrait of a School in an Assessment Transition

Section V: Action
Chapter 11: Creating the Multicultural Classroom

A Starting Point: Developing a Multicultural Education Platform of Beliefs


Goal Setting as a Multicultural Educator

Learn About Your Students

Maintain High Expectations for Student Outcomes

Work to Integrate Multiple Perspectives

About Collaboration

Functioning as a Partner

What Can You Do as Partners Toward Multicultural Education?

Instructional Practice


Journaling and Anecdotal Logs

Assessment Instruments

Action Research

Professional Development Options

Enhancing Your Skills as a Reflective Practitioner

Chapter 12: Creating the Multicultural School

School Culture as a Shared Set of Values and Beliefs

Assessing School Culture

Developing a Shared Vision

Developing a Culture of Collaboration and Teamwork

Collection and Analysis of Student and Other Data

Goal Setting and Multicultural Education

Identification and Selection of Promising Practices

Implementation and Monitoring

Strategies to Support Teacher Learning

The Diversity Project: An Illustration of Schoolwide Action Planning to Implement Multicultural Education

Appendix: The Vital Multicultural Classroom: Resources, Organizations, and Associations