Univ of Toronto Pr This book examines the challenges of educating students recently arrived from other countries, the children of immigrants, as well as historical 'minority groups’. It outlines the relevant theoretical background and provides detailed practical advice for teachers and school administrators in schools serving culturally diverse communities.
Taylor & Francis Publishing First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Book News As a program consultant to the Toronto District School Board, a large urban school district confronting the education of immigrant students in the most multicultural city in the world (per the author), Coelho (teacher education, U. of Toronto) provides examples of practices that schools and teachers can adopt to meet the special needs of all learners in culturally diverse classrooms. She overviews the melting pot and other metaphors and the immigrant experience before proceeding to discuss the steps involved in implementing and assessing an inclusive multicultural curriculum, classroom community, and school. Distributed by Taylor & Francis. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.