Multicultural Literature in Monocultural Classrooms

| October 22, 2010

Title: Multicultural Literature in Monocultural Classrooms: White Teachers Explore Diverse Texts with White Students
Author: Elizabeth Berg Leer
Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2010
Check It Out: LC1099.3 .L455 2010

From the Publisher: This study explores teacher’s beliefs about multicultural literature and how this is reflected in classroom practice. It includes four case studies of teachers in a small Midwest School. This work will appeal to teacher educators and other scholars interested in eliminating social injustice in schools.

About the Author: Dr. Elizabeth Berg Leer is an Assistant Professor in the Education Department at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota. She teaches Principles of Education and several English methods courses, focusing on diversity and multicultural education.

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