NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Did you mean areas AND American?
Showing all 6 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Eraqi, Monica M. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2015
Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans live within the United States surrounded by misconceptions about their culture and religion, in part because of the limited inclusion of positive contributions by these groups within the social studies curriculum. This article attempts to highlight Arab-American and Muslim-American contributions within the U.S.…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Secondary School Curriculum, Educational Resources, Misconceptions
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Al-Hazza, Tami Craft; Lucking, Robert – Multicultural Perspectives, 2015
American K-12 school curricula are often bereft of acknowledgements of the historical contributions of Arab societies to our present-day intellectual heritage, an oversight most apparent in the sciences. Teachers in a thriving democracy are obliged to introduce contemporary scholarship that reflects the contributions of Arab scientists between the…
Descriptors: Arabs, Scientists, Science History, Scholarship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
David, Gary C.; Ayouby, Kenneth K. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2005
This article examines a sample of educational source materials meant to be used to foster the inclusion of Arab American components in multicultural curriculum. Even though the materials examined can be thought of as good sources (in that they did not provide outright biased misinformation), the authors identify three general areas of concern: (a)…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Multicultural Education, Arabs, North Americans
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Beck, Bernard – Multicultural Perspectives, 2008
Although the national ideology emphasizes that the American Dream is available to immigrants, recent events have made public opinion hostile to two groups, Mexicans and Arabs. Popular culture has played a historic role in presenting sympathetic portrayals of immigrants and their assimilation to American culture. Current depictions of Mexican…
Descriptors: Muslims, Popular Culture, Mexican Americans, Arabs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Winter, Jeffrey S. – Multicultural Perspectives, 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…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Sabry, Nermin Said; Bruna, Katherine Richardson – Multicultural Perspectives, 2007
Drawing on interviews with Muslim parents, students, and teachers in a Midwestern city, as well as one of the author's (Sabry's) own experiences as a member in the local Muslim community, this paper documents and describes the challenges faced by Muslim youth in U.S. schools. Grounded in the theoretical framework of cultural mismatch, the paper…
Descriptors: Muslims, Multicultural Education, Islamic Culture, School Community Relationship