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ERIC Number: EJ818383
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Oct
Pages: 15
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 54
ISSN: ISSN-1524-0754
Multicultural Education and Head Start: Empowering Young Children
Ramsey, Patricia G.
NHSA Dialog, v11 n4 p191-205 Oct 2008
This article discusses in detail the goals of multicultural education for young children. Specific goals include the following: (1) culturally responsive teaching; (2) developing identities; (3) broadening perspectives and creating connections; (4) critical thinking; and (5) social activism. With emphasis on these goals, multicultural education has the potential to enhance the work of Head Start teachers and help them fulfill the ideals of the program.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A