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Taylor, Roben; Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; Ringlaben, Ravic P. – Multicultural Education, 2016
The issue of diversity in U.S. K-12 schools requires significant training and experiences for preservice teachers to recognize the importance of students' socio-cultural, religious values, and the influence their cultural background have in their quest to succeed in their educational endeavors. This study provides significant information to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Multicultural Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Likert Scales
Guillory, Nichole A. – Multicultural Education, 2012
The purpose of this article is to show how pre-service teachers utilized autobiographical inquiry in a multicultural education course to reflect on what they learned about themselves and the teaching of culturally and linguistically diverse students while they served as tutors for English Learners (ELs) in a semester-long field experience in…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Inquiry, Resistance (Psychology), Multicultural Education
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Harman, Ruth; Varga-Dobai, Kinga – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2012
Recent anti-immigration policies and practices in the Southeast of the United States have presented difficult challenges for newly arrived bilingual learners and their families. To validate student voices within this socio-political context, our school/university collaboration implemented an arts-based participatory approach to English Language…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Immigration, Emergent Literacy, Bilingual Students
Morrier, Michael J.; Hess, Kristen L.; Heflin, L. Juane – Multicultural Education, 2008
Originally described by Leo Kanner (1943) and recognized as a special education eligibility category by the U.S. Department of Education in 1990 (Individuals with Disabilities Education Act [IDEA], 1990), autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are characterized by deficits in reciprocal social interactions, communication, and interests and behaviors.…
Descriptors: Ethnicity, Intervention, Incidence, Autism