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Beardsley, Rick – 1992
This paper uses the ethno-cultural composition of the Canadian population and the framework of multicultural policies as a springboard for examining how a democratic state prepares new teachers for teaching in a multicultural society. The education community has come to accept multiculturalism as a foundation of Canadian identity, although there…
Descriptors: Canadian Studies, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Merryfield, Merry M., Ed. – 1996
This publication is the product of an ongoing study of how teacher educators in the United States and Canada are bridging the gap between multicultural and global education to prepare teachers for diversity, equity, and interconnectedness in the local community, the nation, and the world. The first part of the book is an essay that synthesizes…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education
Coelho, Elizabeth – 1998
The book outlines approaches and strategies that schools and teachers can adopt to provide educational experiences meeting the needs of all learners in culturally diverse schools and classrooms, especially those in areas in which new immigrants settle. Chapter one provides an overview of the sources of cultural diversity and describes some public…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Ancillary School Services, Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques
Watkinson, Ailsa – 1996
This document provides the framework for six other related documents in a series that focuses on diversity in the classroom. Section 1, "Introduction," explains that children in any Canadian classroom are not homogeneous, and such diversity presents teachers with challenges and obligations. The chapter reviews the subjects addressed in…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Educational Legislation
Melenchuk, Allan S. – 1996
This document, the second in a series on diversity in the classroom, explores relationships, addresses issues, and provides a framework for examining multicultural education. It also offers practical ideas for bringing multicultural education to the classroom and school, touching on underlying assumptions and beliefs about cultural diversity,…
Descriptors: Counseling, Cultural Differences, Cultural Relevance, Curriculum Development
Miller-Lachmann, Lyn – 1992
This bibliography lists 1,038 multicultural books for children and teenagers, published between 1970 and 1991, that can assist librarians, teachers, and parents in educating children and young adults about their changing world. The books are selected to enhance opportunities for children to live and learn together by providing them with fair and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Children
Manitoba Dept. of Education, Winnipeg. Instructional Resources Branch. – 1992
A major characteristic of Canadian society has been an increasingly multi-racial, multi-ethnic and multi-linguistic population. It has become evident that there is a critical need for the educational system to respond more effectively and more creatively to the needs of a diverse society. In order to address this issue, the Manitoba government has…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
Crump-Dumesnil, Elizabeth; Anderson, Tigge Anne – 1994
This annotated bibliography was created as a result of ongoing collaboration between Alberta (Canada) Education and Alberta Community Development on the topic of multiculturalism. It identifies some of the best resources which are available to schools in order to make these resources known to teachers and principals. The entries have been selected…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Civil Liberties, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
University of Southern California, Los Angeles. Center for Public Education in International Affairs. – 1990
These materials were designed for K-12 teachers interested in including Canada in the curriculum. The materials were developed to provide students with a basic level of familiarity about Canadian politics, history, culture, economic conditions, and relationship to the United States. Two classroom activities are provided for the elementary level…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
Freeman, Stanley L., Jr. – 1981
If awareness and understanding of Canada, its people, and its culture are to be achieved, the study of this country must be made an appropriate part of the social studies and humanities curricula. This document provides teachers with resource materials on 13 topics about Canada: (1) topics and themes for Canadian Studies; (2) reasons why U.S.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Mock, Karen R. – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Maintains that educators have been at the forefront in the quest for equal opportunity. Asserts, however, that there is resistance to recognizing and removing bias from the curriculum and instructional materials. Discusses challenges in implementing inclusive education in Canadian schools. (CFR)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Curriculum Development
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McMurtry, John – Canadian Social Studies, 1995
Asserts that contemporary history and historiography is "official" history that ignores the daily struggles of people for their continued survival. Argues that, while public illiteracy has nearly disappeared, individuals are ignorant of the wealth of primary-source materials of other cultures' histories. (CFR)
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Cultural Differences, Cultural Images, Elementary Secondary Education
Council for Yukon Indians, Whitehorse (Yukon). Curriculum Development Program. – 1986
This booklet was designed as a source of information for teachers seeking a deeper understanding of Native American children and who want to take advantage of opportunities offered by a cross-cultural classroom. The first section is a collection of 13 articles from a wide variety of sources on various aspects of cross-cultural education. Each…
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, American Indian History, American Indian Studies
Lecours, Sylvie – 1987
This bibliography provides teachers with a list of titles in literature that are available through the Multiculture Educational Resource Centre in Winnipeg, Canada. The citations are annotated and indicate appropriate grade level. Some of the books included in the bibliography depict the history of ethnic immigration in North America, while others…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Annotated Bibliographies, Childrens Literature, Elementary Secondary Education
Manitoba Human Rights Commission, Winnipeg. – 1989
This document is an inventory designed to help educators more efficiently locate resources for teaching about human rights in the classroom. The types of materials identified in this document include: teaching units and guides, reference books, multi-media kits, filmstrips, tapes, video cassettes, supplementary curricular materials, and other…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Disability Discrimination, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries
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