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Culturally Diverse Literature by Boyd, Causey, & Galda. Guiding Principles for Teaching Multicultural Literature - Louie - 2006 - The Reading Teacher. When using multicultural literature in the classroom, teachers should Check the text's authenticityHelp learners understand the characters' worldEncouage children to see the world through the characters' perspectivesIdentify values underlying the characters' conflict resolution strategiesRelate self to the text and critique the portrayal of characters in the text and in popular mediaUse variants of the same story or collection of stories to help students to build schemaEncouage students to talk, write, and respond throughout reading the multicultural texts The author reports a study in a fourth-grade classroom in which these principles were applied in teaching four variants of the Mulan story and watching Walt Disney's Mulan video.

Guiding Principles for Teaching Multicultural Literature - Louie - 2006 - The Reading Teacher

Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT) The Coretta Scott King Book Awards are given annually to outstanding African American authors and illustrators of books for children and young adults that demonstrate an appreciation of African American culture and universal human values.

Ethnic & Multicultural Information Exchange Round Table (EMIERT)

The award commemorates the life and work of Dr. Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) Esquivel!

Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC)

: Space-Age Sound Artist, illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh, written by Susan Wood and published by Charlesbridge. Arab American Book Awards. We are no longer accepting submissions for the 2017 Arab American Book Awards (honoring books published in 2016).

Arab American Book Awards

The 2017 Arab American Book Award winners and honorable mentions in the categories of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry and Children/Young Adult will be announced this summer. Click HERE to read the full list of 2016 Book Award winners and honorable mentions. The awardees were honored during a celebration on Oct. 24 at the Lebanese American University - New York Academic Center. See photos from the ceremony HERE. Enhance the reading experience for your classroom or book club with the help of Reading & Discussion Guides.

Literature Awards. American Indian Youth Literature Award – American Indian Library Association. The American Indian Youth Literature Awards are presented every two years.

American Indian Youth Literature Award – American Indian Library Association

Book Award Winners : Tomás Rivera Book Award : Texas State University. Click the image above for more information about the book and author Works for Older Readers: Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez.

Book Award Winners : Tomás Rivera Book Award : Texas State University

Carolrhoda LAB Pérez’s historical fiction explores the devastating consequences of racism in the context of the worst school disaster in U.S. history. Set in New London, Texas in 1936 when oil drilling created new jobs, commerce, and a new school, we see a community reckoning with a legacy of tripartite segregation among White, Black, and Mexican families. Multicultural Service-Learning: Teacher Planning Sheet. This planning sheet can help educators design and implement service-learning projects that support prejudice reduction.

Multicultural Service-Learning: Teacher Planning Sheet

Emphasis is placed on collaboration, direct service and advocacy. THE BIG IDEA I want to make the issue of ________________________ come alive for my students. Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice. Curriculum, in its most simple, essential, commonly understood form, is the "what" of education.

Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice

It is crucial to academic performance and essential to culturally responsive pedagogy. Even the most "standard" curriculum decides whose history is worthy of study, whose books are worthy of reading, which curriculum and text selections that include myriad voices and multiple ways of knowing, experiencing, and understanding life can help students to find and value their own voices, histories, and cultures.

Hear high school creative writing teacher, Foster Dickson, talk about text selection and the importance of a diverse selection of authors. Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice. Perspectives for a Diverse America is a literacy-based, anti-bias, social justice curriculum that is aligned to the Common Core State Standards for Language Arts and Literacy—and to the Teaching Tolerance Anti-bias Framework.

Teaching Tolerance - Diversity, Equity and Justice

Use these on-demand webinars and other related resources (blogs, magazine features, and professional development resources) to learn more about incorporating this FREE web-based curriculum into your instruction. Professional Development Webinars How to Build a Learning Plan Perspectives for a Diverse America offers countless opportunities to differentiate your instruction via individualized learning plans.

In this webinar, Teaching Tolerance staff demonstrates how to choose from over 100 instructional strategies and student assessments and 300 rigorous relevant texts. The transcription of this webinar can be found here. Teaching Multicultural Literature : A Workshop for the Middle Grades. Teaching Guide: Exploring Japanese American Internment During World War II. This teaching guide helps instructors use a specific primary source set, Japanese American Internment During World War II, in the classroom.

Teaching Guide: Exploring Japanese American Internment During World War II

It offers discussion questions, classroom activities, and primary source analysis tools. It is intended to spark pedagogical creativity by giving a sample approach to the material. The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. American Passages - Unit 1. Native Voices: Authors. Authors The information for each author includes biographical and contextual materials and activities.

Chippewa Songs Frances Densmore collected these Chippewa songs between 1907 and 1909. The songs reflect the culture of the Chippewa peoples who once lived along the shores of Lake Huron and Lake Superior, across Minnesota, and west to North Dakota. The Chippewa are Algonquian Indians; that is, they speak a language that is related to those others... Louise Erdrich (b. 1954) Born in Little Falls, Minnesota, Louise Erdrich is a member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa tribe of North Dakota.

Mythtakes - Working With Racially and Ethnically Diverse Students. This professional development activity examines common beliefs that help and hinder work with racially and ethnically diverse students. Framework: Teachers want students to learn, and many make an effort to be particularly responsive to racially and ethnically diverse students. Fostering Awareness through Transmediation: Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for Critical Engagement with Multicultural Literature (pp. 1-20) Fostering Awareness through Transmediation: Preparing Pre-Service Teachers for Critical Engagement with Multicultural Literature (pp. 1-20) Xenia Hadjioannou, Mary Hutchinson Abstract Research has extolled the potential of transmediation in expanding learners' analytical and critical insight.

However, this approach requires teachers prepared to employ this multimodal way of knowing.