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In this text, three papers examine the distinction between education and schooling as it impacts multicultural education in democratic societies; describe and give examples of teaching that is responsive to children of diverse needs and cultures; and profile the successes of and challenges faced by a project in the Ruhr Valley of Germany that provides services to Turkish preschool children and their mothers.
Table of Contents
- Multicultural Approaches in Education: A German Approach
- Culture, Schooling, and Education in a Democracy
- Responsive Teaching: A Culturally Appropriate Approach
* Based on papers presented at the European Forum for Child Welfare (EFCW) (Hamburg, Germany, April, 1992) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Conference (Denver, Colorado, November 1991).