Becoming Multicultural Educators: Personal Journey Toward Professional Agency

Becoming Multicultural Educators Personal Journey Toward Professional Agency To help both new and seasoned teachers to become effective with their students from diverse backgrounds Becoming Multicultural Educators edited by Geneva Gay offers fourteen compelling stories from

  • Title: Becoming Multicultural Educators: Personal Journey Toward Professional Agency
  • Author: Geneva Gay
  • ISBN: 9780787965143
  • Page: 444
  • Format: Hardcover
  • To help both new and seasoned teachers to become effective with their students from diverse backgrounds, Becoming Multicultural Educators edited by Geneva Gay, offers fourteen compelling stories from different regions, cultures, ethnic groups, and stages of professional and personal growth in developing multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills One contributingTo help both new and seasoned teachers to become effective with their students from diverse backgrounds, Becoming Multicultural Educators edited by Geneva Gay, offers fourteen compelling stories from different regions, cultures, ethnic groups, and stages of professional and personal growth in developing multicultural awareness, knowledge, and skills One contributing author declares community participation and social activism are the keys to his professional growth For another, multicultural understanding comes when she learns to unveil the masks of insidious negative stereotypes Through these stories, we share their struggles as these educators come to understand diversity among ethnic groups and cultures, resolve conflicts between curricular and multicultural goals, and find authentic models and mentors for their students But most important, we learn how this laudatory group of educators has come to realize that they need to know themselves if they are to truly know their students Well grounded in education theory, Becoming Multicultural Educators is both personal and inspiring This is the book that will help teachers, and those who prepare them, blossom as educators and human beings.

    One thought on “Becoming Multicultural Educators: Personal Journey Toward Professional Agency”

    1. What a wonderful book that focuses on experiences shared by minority cultures. These experiences are expressed in different genres which makes this book delightful to read.

    2. interesting accounts of self-understanding from a group of educators, but little explanation of how to actually promote multiculturalism day to day in the classroom

    3. Insightful but has repeating similar perspectivies and little about how to actually implement multicultural ideas in the classroom.

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