TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Diller, Debbie
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
Reading Teacher;May99, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p820
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
1860425

 

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