Home Articles Reader Opinion Editorial Book Reviews Discussion Writers Guide About TCRecord
transparent 13
Topics
Discussion
Announcements

Un-standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standards-based Classroom


reviewed by Ramin Farahmandpur 2006

coverTitle: Un-standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standards-based Classroom
Author(s): Christine Sleeter
Publisher: Teachers College Press, New York
ISBN: 0807746215, Pages: 224, Year: 2005
Search for book at Amazon.com

We live inside government manufactured fears and uncertainties, when the rhetoric of war is used to silence opponents of the military invasion and occupation of Iraq; when hate-filled radio hosts, Fox News television pundits, and fundamentalist preachers join forces in slandering public intellectuals; and anti-war activists Ward Churchill, Cindy Sheehan, and Pennsylvania  congressman John Murtha muster the courage to raise moral and ethical objections against the war in Iraq; when the Bush administration continues to violate international human rights treaties by operating secret CIA prisons (known as "black sites" often hidden in Soviet-era compounds in Eastern Europe) where "enemy combatants" are tortured; and when the National Security Agency is pointing its sophisticated arsenal of high-tech espionage devices  on American citizens inside the nation's borders. In public schools, students and teachers are frequently reprimanded or suspended for openly criticizing the Bush administration’s domestic and foreign policy.  One well-known example is that of Bretton... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


To view the full-text for this article you must be signed-in with the appropropriate membership. Please review your options below:

Sign-in
Email:
Password:
Store a cookie on my computer that will allow me to skip this sign-in in the future.
Send me my password -- I can't remember it
 
Purchase this Article
Purchase Un-standardizing Curriculum: Multicultural Teaching in the Standards-based Classroom
Individual-Resource passes allow you to purchase access to resources one resource at a time. There are no recurring fees.
$12
Become a Member
Online Access
With this membership you receive online access to all of TCRecord's content. The introductory rate of $25 is available for a limited time.
$25
Print and Online Access
With this membership you receive the print journal and free online access to all of TCRecord's content.
$210


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 108 Number 8, 2006, p. 1548-1552
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 12278, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 5:04:37 PM

Purchase Reprint Rights for this article or review
Article Tools
Related Articles

Related Discussion
 
Post a Comment | Read All

About the Author
  • Ramin Farahmandpur
    Portland State University
    E-mail Author
    RAMIN FARAHMANDPUR is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Policy, Foundations and Administrative Studies at Portland State University. His interests include critical pedagogy and multicultural education. He is the coauthor of Teaching against Global Capitalism and the New Imperialism: A Critical Pedagogy (Rowman and Littlefield, 2005).
Member Center
In Print
This Month's Issue

Submit
EMAIL

Twitter

RSS