The Journey of a Teacher
Summer 2017 quarter (First Session)
This course is designed to introduce students to the sociopolitical context of education, schooling and teaching and learning. It will provide and an overview of education in a multicultural democracy, a historical perspective of school conditions and academic achievement of urban students who are mostly African American, Latino/a Americans, and other racial/ethnic groups and immigrants. Specifically, it will introduce students to culturally responsive teaching, the social justice teacher and social empowerment. Opportunities will be provided for students to review research, debunk stereotypes, negative views, and to explore the possibilities of a career in education.
Fields of Studyeducation
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