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Musanti, Sandra I. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
This qualitative case study investigates a fourth grade novice bilingual teacher's repertoire of practice during her first year of teaching. Drawing on recent work on teacher noticing, the study explores how the teacher negotiates prevailing bilingual education discourses. Two themes are discussed: how this novice teacher embraced bilingual…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Bilingual Teachers, Observation
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McCarthy, Glenda; Stanton, Christine Rogers – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
Curricular counter-narratives can affirm the experiences of marginalized youth, but, given their complexity and unfamiliarity, they can also generate discord between community members. This case study analyzes documents, observations, and interviews to explore ways an Indigenous counter-narrative can create space for multicultural education within…
Descriptors: Indigenous Knowledge, Inclusion, Case Studies, Content Analysis
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Kim, Jieun; Kim, Sunyoung – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
This study examines the ways in which Korean immigrant mothers take up roles to position themselves while they engage in their children's education across a wide range of settings--academic, social, and linguistic. Data sources included interviews with four Korean mothers, home and community observations, and field notes. Positioning theory is a…
Descriptors: Korean, Immigrants, Mothers, Children
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Merchant, Natasha Hakimali – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Coinciding with the rise of "Islamophobia" in the United States is a small but growing set of educational scholarship around the curricular impact of and response to Islamophobia. The qualitative case study discussed in this manuscript aims to contribute to this conversation by investigating how Muslim girls from minority communities of…
Descriptors: Islam, Classroom Techniques, Females, Islamic Culture
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Tam, Jonathan – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This study uses self-determination theory to explore the mechanisms of filial piety in the academic motivation of eight high-achieving secondary school seniors at an international school in South Korea, resulting in several findings. First, the students attributed their parents' values and expectations as a major source of the students'…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Student Motivation, Family Relationship, Parent Aspiration
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Lastikka, Anna-Leena; Lipponen, Lasse – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Although the number of immigrant families is increasing in Finland, the research on their perspectives on early childhood and care (ECEC) services is scarce. The objective of this small-scale case study was to increase the understanding of immigrant families' perspectives on ECEC practices. Through the qualitative content analysis of…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Attitudes, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education
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Parthenis, Christos; Fragoulis, George – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This paper focuses on aspects of the social and educational exclusion that Roma people face in the Greek context. It argues that diversity has been constructed as a threat for the security, the social cohesion, and the well-being of western societies. Drawing from two case studies of primary schools conducted in a highly deprived suburb of Athens,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Bias, Minority Groups, Educational Discrimination
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Molina-Girón, L. Alison – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Research investigating the practice of citizenship education in multicultural schools is scarce. Drawing on classroom observations and teacher and student interviews in four multicultural Grade 10 Civics classrooms in Ottawa, Canada, this case study discusses one teacher's unique citizenship education pedagogy, an approach that embraces democratic…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democratic Values, Politics, Multicultural Education
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Ramirez, Pablo; Jaffee, Ashley Taylor – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This paper examines how two social studies teachers in New York and Arizona engage newcomer youth in active citizenship education. Using a framework of culturally responsive active citizenship education, this article sheds light on how two teachers, in two different social, political, and educational contexts, enact critical citizenship practices…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teacher Role, Citizenship Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Vickery, Amanda E. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This qualitative multiple case study utilizes a Black feminist ethic of caring (Collins, 2009; Thompson, 1998) to explore how three African American women social studies teachers draw on their personal and community knowledge to conceptualize and teach the construct of citizenship to their students of color. Instead of conveying traditional…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Citizenship Education, Classroom Techniques, Qualitative Research
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Park, Jie Y. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This qualitative case study reports on the experiences of six recent-arrival immigrant and refugee girls as they participated in an afterschool program designed to promote critical multicultural citizenship through graphic novels. Analysis of discourse data revealed how the girls explored the interdependence among nation-states and wrestled with…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Citizenship Education, After School Programs, Immigrants
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Becerra-Lubies, Rukmini; Fones, Aliza – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Several studies have examined the lack of or the insufficient preparation of K-12 educators to work in intercultural and bilingual (IBE) schools in Chile, but little is known about the preparation of educators to teach in IBE preschools. Even less is known about teachers' perceptions of their own preparation. This work contributes to a growing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Bilingual Education, Bilingual Schools
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Salinas, Cinthia; Alarcón, Jeannette D. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
Notions of citizenship, as taught through the official state curriculum, are narrow and fail to consider the importance of histories that reveal a composite of diverse races/ethnicities, multiple languages, and complex patterns of immigration and transnationalism. The richness of such histories embodies the experiences and contributions of…
Descriptors: High School Students, Hispanic American Students, Hispanic Americans, History Instruction
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Morales, Amanda R.; Shroyer, M. Gail – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2016
This qualitative multiple case study focused on eleven non-traditional, bilingual, Latinas within a teacher education program. The study explored various factors that influenced participants' desire to pursue and ability to persist as pre-service teachers. The overarching theme identified among participant discourse was personal agency inspired by…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Spanish, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Santamaría, Lorri J.; Santamaría, Andrés P. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2015
This contribution considers educational leadership practice to promote and sustain diversity. Comparative case studies are presented featuring educational leaders in the United States and New Zealand who counter injustice in their practice. The leaders' leadership practices responsive to the diversity presented in their schools offer…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Case Studies, Instructional Leadership, Educational Policy
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