Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans (Kobo eBook)

Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans By Edith Wen-Chu Chen, Glenn Omatsu, Allan Aquino, Christina Ayala-Alcantar, Eiichiro Azuma, Carl L. Bankston III, Dharm P. S. Bhawuk, Michi Fu, Joseph A. Galura, Amir Hussain, Kimiko Kelly, James Lam, Mariam Beevi Lam, Emily Porcincula Lawsin, Andrew Leong, Sin Yen Ling, Sheena Malhotra, Gina Masequesmay, Michael Matsuda, Vijayan P. Munusamy, Ajay T. Nair, Tony Osumi, Steven Masami Ropp, Aimee Carrillo Rowe, Sweatshop Watch, Daniel Hiroyuki Teraguchi, Masaru Torito, Diep Tran, Haunani-Kay Trask, Vivian Tseng, Maria Mami Turnmeyer, George Uba, Laura Uba, W. David Wakefield, Grace J. Yoo, Min Zhou, Asian Pacific American Legal Center, Wayne Au, University of Washington Bothell Cover Image
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The number of Asian American students in schools and colleges has soared in the last twenty-five years, and they make up one of the fastest growing segments of the student population. However, classroom material often does not include their version of the American experience. Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans was created to address this void. This resource guide provides interactive activities, assignments, and strategies for classrooms or workshops. Those new to the field of Asian American studies will appreciate the background information on issues that concern Asian Pacific Americans, while experts in the field will find powerful, innovative teaching activities that clearly convey established and new ideas. The activities in this book have been used effectively in classrooms, workshops for staff and practitioners in student services programs, community-based organizations, teacher training programs, social service agencies, and diversity training. Teaching About Asian Pacific Americans serves as a critical resource for anyone interested in race, ethnicity, and Asian Pacific American communities.

Product Details
ISBN-13: 9781461643920
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Publication Date: May 25th, 2006