Teaching Book

What We Know About: Culture & Learning

By Leona M. Johnson & Nancy Protheroe, 2003
Price: Paperback, $20
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This report examines the relationship between culture and learning and discusses how conflicts between the culture of one’s home and that of the classroom can hinder the educational process for many students.

One more in the ever-popular What We Know About... series, the report reviews examples of culturally sensitive instructional practices, and describes the considerations that teachers and school administrators should take into account as they meet the needs of a student population that is growing ever more diverse.

Bulk discount: Purchase 1-4 copies for $20 each, 5-9 copies for $17.50 each, or 10+ copies for $15 each (discount applied at checkout)

Table of Contents

  • Why Culture Matters
  • What We Know about Human Learning and Effective Instruction
  • Culturally Sensitive Instruction
  • Culturally Sensitive Classrooms
  • Keeping Culture in Mind when Working with Families