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Language and cultural diversity in American education

by Roger D. Abrahams

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minorities -- Education -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited by Roger D. Abrahams and Rudolph C. Troike.
      ContributionsTroike, Rudolph C., joint comp.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC3701 .A27
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 339 p.
      Number of Pages339
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4739150M
      ISBN 100135228964, 0135228883
      LC Control Number78038716

        Books Featuring Racial or Cultural Diversity 7. The Name Jar, written and illustrated by Yangsook Choi. Unhei has just moved to America from Korea. As she enters her new classroom, instead of introducing herself, she says she will be picking a new (“American”) name : Danika Ellis. The Language of Diversity The language of diversity is an evolving one that requires awareness, understanding and skill much in the same way as other areas of diversity competencies. Language provides a means for communication among and between individuals and groups. Language serves as a vehicle for expressing thoughts and feelings.

      Explores language, culture, and education among immigrants in the United States. Using qualitative and quantitative research methods, it describes the range of experiences in raising children with more than one language, across major ethno-linguistic groups in New York - those of Hispanic, Chinese and Korean communities. Linguistic and Cultural Diversity - Building on America's Strengths Reprinted with permission from the National Association for the Education of Young Children.

      Suggested Citation:"CULTURAL DIVERSITY AT HOME."National Research Council. Cultural Diversity and Early Education: Report of a gton, DC: The.   Multicultural education advocates inadequately design their program to focus on cultural differences in content and form. This article contends that the crucial issue in cultural diversity and learning is the relationship between the minority cultures and the American mainstream by:


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We can learn from one another, but first we must have a level of understanding about each other in order to facilitate collaboration and cooperation.