School in Many Cultures by Heather Adamson

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  • Preschool Multicultural Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Administration - General,
  • School & Education,
  • Social Science - Customs, Traditions, Anthropology,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • School children,
  • Schools

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Pebble Plus

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11896990M
ISBN 101429600217
ISBN 109781429600217

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—Laraine Roberts, director of research and development, California School Leadership by: Ideas and inspiration for helping young children thrive in a diverse society.

The face of the United States is changing, and so are many of your early childhood classrooms. As racial, cultural, and linguistic diversity increases, so does the importance of your role in teaching children to live and work together respectfully.

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Today's schools are becoming increasingly diverse. Many teachers find that their classrooms are populated by English language learners, gifted students, students with disabilities, and students who are culturally diverse. Nearly half of all students in U.S. public schools (42 percent) are students of color, approximately 20 percent of students.

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