Widening the Circle: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy for American Indian Children

Routledge
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Recognizing the need for a pedagogy that better serves American Indian students, Beverly J. Klug and Patricia T. Whitfield construct a pedagogical model that blends native and non-native worldviews and methods. Among the building blocks of this new, culturally relevant education are language-based approaches to literacy development, the use of oral histories to supplement traditional texts, and a re-evaluation of the knowledge base these students need for success in tribal enterprises.
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Routledge
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Nov 12, 2012
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224
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9781136063381
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English
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Education / General
Education / History
Education / Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects
Social Science / Discrimination & Race Relations
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