A classroom-tested guide to dealing with issues and prejudice around class, race, gender and disability, this book offers teachers exercises, discussion topics and readings that will provide a framework to bring these complex issues out in the open as positive forces for change.
Exploring the Teachable Moment
Beginning the Process
Class and Classism
Race, Racism and Xenophobia
Gender, Sexism and Heterosexism
Disability and Ableism
Continuing the Commitment
"Practical classroom exercises to incorporate into instructional plans."
Maria Plantanida, Principal Consultant
"Diversity is a theme that has to be explored in public schools today if they are to remain truly public."
Robert Douds, Global Studies Instructor
Gateway High School; Monroeville, Pennsylvania
"A dynamic curriculum for achieving the goals of justice, equality, and peace."
Nelson L. Haggerson, Professor Emeritus
Arizona State University
"A magnificent text for these turbulent times in education. A thoughtful, action-oriented approach to help teachers engage their students in difficult and complex issues."
Noreen B. Garman, Professor of Education and Co-Director, Institute for International Studies in Education