Classrooms are currently undergoing enormous change as school populations become increasingly heterogeneous. The goal of this book is to present educators and school managers with a multicultural approach to education that aims to provide learners from different backgrounds and experiences with equal opportunities to learn and succeed. The book also aims to provide learners with learning experiences in which they can develop a wide variety of competencies that will prepare them for living, working and interacting in a multicultural society. The content is in line with the South African Schools Act, Curriculum 2005, the Revised National Curriculum Statement, as well as the Abolishment of Corporal Punishment and the Language in Education policies. Multicultural education: a manual for the South African teacher will empower readers in the following areas:
- multicultural education
- understanding culture
- cross-cultural communication
- multilingual teaching
- teaching and learning styles
- teacher expectations
- multicultural education in the classroom
- discipline in the multicultural classroom
- parent involvement in multicultural education
Chapter 1 Multicultural education
Chapter 2 Understanding diversity and culture
Chapter 3 Cross-cultural communication
Chapter 4 Teaching in a linguistically diverse classroom
Chapter 5 Teaching and learning styles
Chapter 6 Teacher expectations
Chapter 7 Curriculum development for multicultural education
Chapter 8 Discipline in the multicultural classroom
Chapter 9 Parent involvement in multicultural education
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