Week 12 "Before class" notes--Multicultural Literature
Week 12 "Before class" notes--Multicultural Literature 17966
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Week 12 Children s Multicultural Literature Experiencing Diversity 0 It can enlighten teacher candidates who are preparing to teach in diverse populations 0 To work effectively w culturally diverse students need to be familiar w major issues students face 0 Lack of understanding of diversity can negatively affect educational success of their students CATEGORY I RACISM Red Bird about eliminating stereotypes that lead to racism challenge us to rethinkassess viewsunderstanding of American Indians F elita learn about struggle of Latino family who move to predominantly white neighborhood to improve children s education What might we do to involve parents in their child s education The Story of Ruby Bridges tells about courage of 6 yo African American girl in desegregating allwhite school crossculture understanding 0 Discuss racial stereotypes racism impact on housing and education teacher s role in decreasing racism in and outside classroom CATEGORY II POVERTY Bad Not Buddy points out challenges of worrying about food where to sleep and personal safety Forged by F ire illustrates trauma of Gerald in poverty and abuse How might teachers serve as support system for children in poverty Just Juice illustrates obstacles faced by family living in poverty and having child who has reading difficulty 0 Teachers must value realities of students living in poverty and impact of poverty on learning and society CATEGORY III GENDER EQUITY Sam Johnson and the Blue Ribbon Quilt about male who enjoys sewing gender appropriate activities Mama Me and the Model T what message do you find about role of women in families Mama Is a M iner about working mothers How can a mother s job affect her children 0 Gender can shape a child s experience more than any other factor along w race CATEGORY IV RELIGIOUS BLEIEFS The Devil s Arithmetic religious persecution of Jews during WW2 How to help students understand which religions are marginalized The Breadwinner when Taliban takes over Afghanistan 11 yo girl disguises as boy to earn money for family Why is education for girls valuable Magid F asts for Ramadan What will you do to support students who want to follow religious practices different from your own 0 Teachers have responsibility to be aware of religious diversity Conclusion 0 Books stimulate re ective thinking in teacher candidates 0 Literature is powerful vehicle for understanding cultures and experiences different from their own