1. The Changing Face of Teaching and Learning. 2. Becoming an Effective Teacher. 3. The Dilemmas of Discipline and Classroom Management. 4. Curriculum: Meaning, Debate, and Organization. 5. Teaching, Planning, and Assessment. 6. Teaching: The Profession. 7. The Organizational Structures of Schooling in the United States. 8. Pursuing an Educational Philosophy. 9. Governance of Education-A.K.A.-Who Controls Education? 10. Teachers' and Students' Rights and Responsibilities. 11. Educational Finance: Who Pays? 12. We're All in this Together: Meaningful Family and Community Involvement in Schools.
About the Author
Carl Grant is one of the nation's leading scholars in the field of multicultural education. He is currently Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, where his research and teaching interests include Multicultural Education, Teacher Education, Preservice and Inservice Education, and Urban Education. Dr. Grant is the author of numerous books and journal articles. Among his most recent publications are AN EDUCATION GUIDE TO DIVERSITY IN THE CLASSROOM (Houghton-Mifflin, 2003), TURNING ON LEARNING: FIVE APPROACHES TO MULTICULTURAL TEACHING PLANS FOR RACE, CLASS, GENDER, AND DISABILITY, (with Christine Sleeter; Third Edition published by Wiley, 2003); and GLOBAL CONSTRUCTION OF MULTICULTURAL EDUCATION (with Joy Lei; Erlbaum, 2001). Dr. Grant has taught the Introduction to Education course at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for many years.
Maureen Gillette is currently Dean of the College of Education at Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago. Dr. Gillette has a Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and was formerly Associate Dean of the College of Education at William Paterson University (NJ) and Chair of Teacher Education at the College of St. Rose (NY). She has been actively involved in the recruitment and retention of teachers of color for urban school districts and is a consultant on urban teacher education issues. She is currently an evaluator for two accreditation agencies and has served as a board member for the National Association for Multicultural Education.