Selected Publications

Research and Curriculum Development Projects
Conducted at Gorse Child Study Center

Derman-Sparks, L. & Ramsey, P.G. (2006). What If All the Kids Are White? Engaging White Children and Teachers in Multicultural Education. New York: Teachers College Press.

Johnson, H. H. (1994). The Bodyworks: Inside Me -- Another Approach to Alike and Different. Young Children (the journal for the National Association for the Education of Young Children).

Johnson, H. H. (1996). The Growing Edge: Teaching and Learning with the Bodyworks. Amherst, MA: Gemini Press.

Oden S. & Ramsey, P. G. (1993). Implementing research on children's social competence. Exceptionality Education in Canada, 3 (1,2), 209-232.

Ramsey, P. G. (1992). Caring for Children in a Diverse World. In B. Spodek & O. Saracho (Eds.), Yearbook of Early Childhood Education, Vol. 3: Issues in Childhood (pp. 88-107). New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University.

Ramsey, P. G. (1992). Developmental and Multicultural Education: A Synthesis. In J. Lynch, C. Modgil, & S. Modgil (Eds.), Cultural Diversity and the Schools: Consensus and Controversy (pp. 245-254). Washington, D.C.: Falmer Press.

Ramsey, P. G., (1991) Making Friends in School: Promoting Early Peer Relationships. New York: Teachers College Press.

Ramsey, P. G. (1986). Racial and Cultural Categories in C. P. Edwards, Promoting Social and Moral Development in Young Children: Creative Approaches for the Classroom (pp. 78-101). New York: Teachers College Press, Columbia University.

Ramsey, P. G., (1996). Successful and Unsuccessful Entries in Pre-schools. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 17, 135-150.

Ramsey, P.G. (2004). Teaching and Learning in a Diverse World (3rd edition). New York: Teachers College Press.

Ramsey, P. G. (1987). Young Children's Thinking about Ethnic Differences. In J. Phinney and M. J. Rotherman, (Eds.) Ethnic Socialization of Children. Beverly Hills: Sage Publications.

Ramsey, P. G. & Reid, R. (1987). Designing a Play Environment for Preschool and Kindergarten Children. In D. Bergen (Ed.) Play as a Learning Medium, Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann Educational Books.

Ramsey, P. G., Vold, E. B., Williams, L. R. (1989). Multicultural Education: A Resource Book. New York: Garland Press.

Ramsey, P. G. & Williams, L. R. (2003) Multicultural Education: A Resource Book (2nd edition). New York: Routledge.

Marguerite Davol, who retired from Gorse in 1992 has published the following children's books, many of which were from stories that were conceptualized of and piloted in the classrooms at Gorse.

  • The Heart of the Wood (1992). New York: Simon & Schuster.
  • Black White, Just Right (1993). Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company.
  • How Snake Got His Hiss (1996). New York: Orchard Books.
  • Batwings and the Curtain of Night (1997). New York: Orchard Books.
  • The Paper Dragon (1997). New York: Atheneum Books.
  • The Loudest, Fastest, Best Drummer in Kansas (2000). New York: Orchard Books.