|aIntegrating Aboriginal perspectives into the school curriculum :|bpurposes, possibilities, and challenges /|cYatta Kanu.
|aToronto ;|aBuffalo :|bUniversity of Toronto Press,|cc2011.
|axiii, 244 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aIntroduction. Integrating aboriginal perspectives into school curricula: why does it matter now -- Understanding the integration of Aboriginal perspectives through theory -- Cultural mediators of Aboriginal student learning in the formal school system -- Integrating Aboriginal perspectives into the school curriculum: layering at five levels of classroom practice -- Aboriginal school success through integration? Learning opportunities and challenges -- Critical elements of instruction influencing Aboriginal school success -- Teachers' perceptions of the integration of Aboriginal perspectives -- A way forward: lessons in implementation.
|aThis book provides the first comprehensive study of how these frameworks can be effectively implemented to maximize Indigenous education.