Developing Critical Cultural Competence

Author: Jewell E. Cooper
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412996252
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"This book shows you how to provide professional development for teachers that deepens their cultural understanding and includes activities for translating new knowledge into action. Companion website available"-- Provided by publisher.

Diversity Programming for Digital Youth Promoting Cultural Competence in the Children s Library

Author: Jamie Campbell Naidoo
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 1610694880
Format: PDF, Docs
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Combining information about outreach to diverse populations, selection of culturally diverse children's print and digital media, and library programming, this book is the tool librarians need to promote cultural understanding through engaging children's programs designed for today's culturally diverse youth. • Provides specific evaluation criteria for selecting high-quality new digital media with cultural content • Offers outlines for digital storytime programs that combine new digital media with children's literature representing diverse cultures • Presents examples of successful cultural literacy programs for children and families • Describes how librarians can promote cultural competence in children via new digital media and match digital apps with multicultural children's literature for use in library programming • Includes interviews with successful children's librarians engaged in cultural literacy programs and digital storytimes

Every Teacher a Leader

Author: Barbara B. Levin
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506326420
Format: PDF, ePub
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Discover the secrets of successful teacher leadership! Whether you’re a teacher who’s ready to take on new roles or an administrator looking to develop strong leaders, this content-driven handbook is here to help you make distributed school leadership a reality. Inside you’ll find specific how-tos for the essential skills teacher leaders need most: running meetings, teaching colleagues, providing feedback, conducting needs assessments, delivering effective professional development, resolving conflicts, employing technology, and more. The book features: Well-tested content and activities Reflective writing prompts Scenarios for discussion Self-evaluations Two companion guides: one for teachers, and one for administrators

The Big Picture

Author: Karen Kearns
Publisher: Cengage AU
ISBN: 0170369331
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Big Picture, 4e is written to support training delivery in CHC30113 Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. It provides students with a practical introduction to working in a children’s service environment, whilst helping to bridge the gap between theory and best practice. It is designed to address the relevant units of competency in a holistic and integrated way while covering the skills and knowledge students need to be deemed competent in this qualification.

A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School

Author: Norbert Pachler
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136211489
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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How can you effectively motivate young people to engage with foreign language learning? How can young people engage with new ideas and cultural experiences within and outside the classroom? The new edition of A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School offers straightforward advice and inspiration for training teachers, NQTs and teachers in their early professional development. Written by a team of expert professionals, it offers a wide range of strategies for successful teaching in the languages classroom. Key topics covered include: Helping pupils develop better listening skills Effective speaking activities Choosing the best texts and technology for reading skills Teaching grammar Internet tools and services for teaching and learning Integrating formative assessment The intercultural dimension of language teaching Collaborating with primary schools and successful transition Teaching Arabic and Mandarin Working with TAs and FLAs Classroom research and reflective practice This fully revised and updated second edition includes new chapters on homework, motivation and less widely taught languages, while the core sections on reading and writing, planning, and culture and diversity have been significantly updated to reflect important changes in research, practice and policy. A Practical Guide to Teaching Foreign Languages in the Secondary School extends the popular Learning to Teach Foreign Languages in the Secondary School by providing detailed examples of theory in practice, based on the most up-to-date research and practice, as well as links to relevant sources supporting evidence-informed practice. It is an essential compendium of support and ideas for all those embarking upon their first steps in a successful career in teaching foreign languages.

Engaging Diversity in Undergraduate Classrooms A Pedagogy for Developing Intercultural Competence

Author: Amy Lee
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118477936
Format: PDF, ePub
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College classrooms are hopeful spaces where segregation can beinterrupted and intercultural learning can occur. This issuesupports the claim that engaging diversity in classrooms has asignificant impact on the development of students’intercultural competence. It states why intercultural skillsmatter, what they look like in practice, and how they can bedeveloped by instructors regardless of the courses they teach. Thisissue: Establishes a contemporary understanding of diversity as a coreinstitutional priority and resource Proposes a framework of engaging diversity for interculturalcompetence development Presents key theories of intercultural competency developmenthelpful to faculty that supports discipline-based and interculturallearning outcomes Presents research regarding the core skills, attitudes, andbehaviors that are requisite to effective and ethical interculturalinteractions Shows how faculty can engage diversity for interculturaloutcomes in their classrooms. This is volume 38, number 2 of the ASHE Higher EducationReport, a bi-monthly journal published by Jossey-Bass.

Teaching Cultural Competence in Nursing and Health Care Second Edition

Author: Dr. Marianne R Jeffreys, EdD, RN
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826117880
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This book will help educators understand the multidemensional process of cultural competence, and the vignettes it provides will be useful to anyone who teaches cultural competence."--Nursing Education Perspectives In our multicultural society, nurses and health care providers, educators and administrators, professional association leaders, and researchers must work toward achieving cultural competency. This new edition, along with the digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit, offers a unique and effective guide to do just that. Newly updated and revised, this book presents ready-to-use materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence strategies and programs. Users will learn to identify the needs of diverse constituents, evaluate outcomes, prevent multicultural-related workplace conflict, and much more. Complete with vignettes, case exemplars, illustrations, and assessment tools, this book is required reading for those working in academic settings, health care institutions, employee education, and nursing and health care organizations and associations. Key Features: Offers a wide selection of educational activities and techniques for diverse learners Presents guidelines for helping educators, students, and professionals to maximize strengths, minimize weaknesses, and facilitate success Describes toolkit questionnaires for measuring and evaluating cultural learning and performance Provides guidelines for employee orientation programs to achieve cultural competence in the workplace The Digital Cultural Competence Education Resource Toolkit: The Toolkit consists of three sets of tools and a total of 21 distinct tools. The three sets of tools are: Resources for Academic Settings; Resources for Health Care Institutions; and Resources for Professional Associations. Taken together, the tools provide a comprehensive set of materials for planning, implementing, and evaluating cultural competence education strategies and programs. These tools may be used alone or in conjunction with other tools and will be of use to a broad range of readers at all levels: nurses, educators, administrators, association leaders, managers, researchers, students, and other health care providers. The tools and this book will enable you to achieve optimal cultural competence.

The Handbook of Educational Linguistics

Author: Bernard Spolsky
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444331043
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Handbook of Educational Linguistics is a dynamic, scientifically grounded overview revealing the complexity of this growing field while remaining accessible for students, researchers, language educators, curriculum developers, and educational policy makers. A single volume overview of educational linguistics, written by leading specialists in its many relevant fields Takes into account the diverse theoretical foundations, core themes, major findings, and practical applications of educational linguistics Highlights the multidisciplinary reach of educational linguistics Reflects the complexity of this growing field, whilst remaining accessible to a wide audience

Handbook of Teacher Education

Author: Tony Townsend
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1402047738
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book provides a wide-ranging review of the current state of teacher education, with contributions by an international group of teacher educators. It focuses on issues confronting teacher educators today and in the coming decade, including the impact of globalization on the profession of teaching, and the need for teacher education to adapt to changing accountability requirements, and establish a set of minimum standards that qualify a person to teach.

Transformative Learning in Nursing

Author: Arlene H. Morris, EdD, RN, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
ISBN: 0826108695
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Transformative Learning Theory offers a uniquely inclusive methodology across all levels of nursing education for educators and students focused on common nursing arenas and situations. This is the only book to present practical, innovative strategies for novice and experienced nurse educators to apply Transformative Learning Theory in various curricula, courses, and learning situations. Geared for adult and returning students, the text addresses common learning issues from both learner and teacher perspectives, enabling educators and students to apply Transformative Learning to evaluate their own authentic transformation throughout their careers. Key Features: Offers a uniquely inclusive theory and methodology "Transformative Learning Theory" across degree levels for educators and students Includes practical learning strategies and activities for a broad nursing curriculum Addresses the needs of novice nurse educators with clinical, but limited pedagogical, expertise and experienced nurse educators seeking new frameworks and techniques Provides direct application for classroom, online, or hybrid learning environments Covers all aspects of simulation Designed for graduate nursing education courses