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It Even Happens in Good Schools: Responding to Cultural Diversity in Today′s Classrooms

It Even Happens in Good Schools: Responding to Cultural Diversity in Today′s Classrooms

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Foreword by Bob Algozzine
Afterword by Robert Rueda

This insightful work offers case studies, observations, and solutions to the challenges presented by cultural diversity--a new approach that can bring excellence to all learners, all teachers, all parents, and all communities.

Author: Festus E. Obiakor
Publisher: Corwin Publishers
Published: 05/14/2001
Pages: 184
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.68lbs
Size: 9.02h x 6.08w x 0.45d
ISBN: 9780761977964

About the Author
Obiakor, Festus E.: - Festus E. Obiakor, Ph.D., is the Chief Executive Manager, Sunny Educational Consulting, Shorewood, Wisconsin. He has served as Department Head and Professor, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia and The City College of New York, New York. A teacher, scholar, leader, and consultant, he has served as Distinguished Visiting Professor at a variety of universities. He is the author of more than 150 publications, including books, articles, and commentaries; and he has presented papers at many national and international conferences. He serves on the editorial boards of reputable nationally and internationally refereed journals, including Multicultural Learning and Teaching (MLT) in which he serves as Executive Editor. Dr. Obiakor is a leader who has been involved in many landmark scholarly works in the fields of general and special education, with particular focus on African American and other culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) learners and he continues to prescribe multidimensional methods of assessment, teaching, and intervention for these individuals. Based on this premise, Dr. Obiakor created the Comprehensive Support Model (CSM), an intervention model that values the collaborative, consultative, and cooperative energies of students, families, teachers/service providers, communities, and government agencies.

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