"I would like to congratulate Ms. Bennett on a wonderful text. It has superb bibliographic information and a nice balance of cultural and individual difference information. I have reviewed many texts for this course and convinced more than one instructor to use this one in our community college setting." -Susan K. Yarbrough, Florida Community College at Jacksonville"I like all the chapters. Some of my students commented that it's fun and easy to read. The author presents both sides of each issue." -Mongkol Tungmala, Weber State University"The pace of the book enables students to comprehend the material in a meaningful way." -Fred Ramirez, California State University, FullertonThis text provides preservice teachers the historical background, basic terminology, and social science concepts of multicultural education to help them as they enter the field.Taking the view that the primary goal of public education in the United States is to foster the intellectual and personal development of all children and youth to their fullest potential, Christine Bennett aims to help prepare teachers who are informed and caring advocates for students from all cultural, racial, socioeconomic, linguistic, and national backgrounds.Comprehensive Multicultural Education provides a curriculum model with six goals and numerous lesson plans illustrating how each goal can be implemented in the classroom. It emphasizes diversity within and across ethnic groups to help teachers understand students' cultural and individual differences.The sixth edition now features five new lesson plans - including one in physics, one in mathematics, and one in technology - as well as an organizational chart to illustrate the content area, grade levels, and multicultural curriculum goal for all 26 lessons (Ch. 9).Bennett, Christine I. is the author of 'Comprehensive Multicultural Education Theory And Practice', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205492138 and ISBN 0205492134.