Opening the dialogue: Using culture as a tool in teaching young African American children

Diller, Debbie
May 1999
Reading Teacher;May99, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p820
Academic Journal
Presents the story of a white teacher who discovered how to teach African American students by learning to understand their culture. Discussion on the need for teachers to know their students' backgrounds; Numbers of African American students in the United States' public schools; Information on the theory of cultural discontinuity.


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