ERIC Number: EJ831630
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 31
Preparing Teachers to Work with Diversity Issues in Israel: Paradigms, Puzzles, and Praxis
Winter, Jeffrey S.
Multicultural Perspectives, v11 n1 p37-42 Jan 2009
This article presents findings from a qualitative study exploring how Israeli teacher educators prepare candidates to address multicultural issues. Background is presented regarding multicultural education in Israel along with a discussion concerning Israel's unique diversity-related challenges. Findings explore multicultural practices that are used by Israeli teacher educators designed to support development of multicultural sensitivity and create deeper understanding of different groups. Discussion of the data and recommendations for Israeli and American schools are presented.
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators, Student Diversity, Preservice Teacher Education, Consciousness Raising, Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Educational History, Jews, Immigrants, Arabs, Interviews, Program Development, Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Measures, Classroom Environment
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Israel; United States