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Centering African Proverbs, Indigenous Folktales, and Cultural Stories in Canadian Curriculum: Units and Lesson Plans for Inclusive Education
George J. Sefa Dei and Mairi McDermott (Eds)
Canadian Scholars Press / Softcover / 2019-05-01 / 1773380613
Indigenous Peoples
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In Centering African Proverbs, Indigenous Folktales, and Cultural Stories in Curriculum, skilled experts George J. Sefa Dei and Mairi McDermott develop effective ways of delivering education to the evermore-diverse groups of learners in schools. This new edited collection aims to improve educational practices in pluralistic contexts by substantively engaging African proverbs, Indigenous folktales, and cultural stories in curricular and pedagogical decisions. Each contributor works with a different proverb, folktale, or cultural story as a core text for a unique unit of their design. Along with detailed notes for the instructor, each contributor writes a reflection on the process of designing the unit with anti-racism theory as a guiding principle. This innovative volume will serve as a wonderful companion to courses within Bachelor of Education, Masters of Education, and Masters of Teaching programs across Canada and the United States.

George J. Sefa Dei is Professor of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Social Justice Education at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto.

Mairi McDermott is an Assistant Professor in the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary.

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