Writings on the Personal Journeys of Teachers
The following articles and books describe the personal journeys of educators who have reflected on their self-knowledge and learned to acknowledge and respect their students' language, literacy, literature, and cultural ways of knowing.
- Cook, J. (1998). Culture clashes. Teaching PreK-8, 28(8), 36-37.
- Dilg, M. (1995). The opening of the American mind: Challenges in the cross-cultural
teaching of literature. English Journal, 84(3) 18-25.
- Dilg, M. (1997). Why I am a multiculturalist: The power of the stories told
and untold. English Journal, 86(6), 64-69.
- Dilg, M. (1999). Race and culture in the classroom: Teaching and learning
through multicultural education. New York: Teachers College Press.
- Diller, D. (1999). Opening the dialogue: Using culture as a tool in teaching
young African American children. The Reading Teacher, 52(8), 820-828.
- Fairbrother, A. (1998). Check out the real America: Many hued, many tongued,
and many storied. English Journal, 88(2), 57-61.
- Howard, G. R. (1993). Whites in multicultural education: Rethinking our
role. Phi Delta Kappan, 75(1), 36-41.
- Paley, V. G. (1995). Kwanzaa and me: A teacher's story. Cambridge,
MA: Harvard University Press.
- Paley, V. G. (2000). White teacher. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University
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