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Rodriguez, Sonia – Multicultural Education, 2019
The origins of power readily align with the construction of social norms that have restricted women from leadership roles in fields considered to be masculinized. In education, for example, White males have historically dominated the top leadership positions in school organizations. Traditionally schools have been organized along a vertical and…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Women Administrators, Mexican Americans, School Districts
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Dewaele, Jean-Marc; Heredia, Roberto; Cieslicka, Anna – Multicultural Education Review, 2020
In this paper, we investigate the effect that parents' language use (English, Spanish-English or Spanish) had on self-perceived proficiency, frequency of use, language anxiety, code-switching and cultural orientation of 206 Spanish-English bilinguals and multilinguals who were students in Texas where there is a strong presence of Spanish, the…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Parent Child Relationship, English, Spanish
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Leslie, Angela M. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2021
There is a lack of research on the prevalence of Latinas in K-12 history textbooks. This research offers a content analysis of the unique gendered contributions of Latinas in history to fulfill this gap in educational research. Twelve middle and high school textbooks were examined using content analysis to assess the extent of Latina inclusion in…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Females, Textbooks, Textbook Content
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Sarraj, Huda; Bene, Konabe; Li, Jiaqi; Burley, Hansel – Multicultural Education, 2015
For decades scholars have agreed that the United States is becoming a more racially and ethnically diverse society. It is projected that the U.S. will become a majority-minority nation for the first time in 2043. By 2060, people of color will consist of 57% of the total population. Given this trend, it is hardly surprising that this social…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Multicultural Education, Cultural Awareness
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Cervantes, Marco Antonio – Multicultural Education, 2015
To demonstrate the significance of cultural crossings in Texas and how cultural exchanges can inform teachers and students in the areas of history, fine arts, geography, and social studies, the author constructed a Summer 2013 teacher workshop for Texas K-12 teachers through the Smithsonian Affiliated Institute of Texan Cultures. The author…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Workshops, Faculty Development, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lucero, Leanna – Multicultural Education Review, 2017
This study responds to a need for research in a fast-growing and significant area of study, that of exploring, understanding and documenting the numerous ways that multiply marginalized LGBTQ youth use social media as part of their everyday experiences in an attempt to safely navigate their lives through learning, participating, engaging,…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Sexual Orientation, Sexual Identity, Social Media
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Machado-Casas, Margarita; Sánchez, Patricia; Ek, Lucila D. – Multicultural Education, 2014
Drawing from a larger qualitative four-year study of an after-school technology partnership called "La Clase Mágica" at the University of Texas at San Antonio (LCM@UTSA), the authors focus on how digital literacies mediate the literacy learning of Latina/o bilingual immigrant parents. They also discuss how the elementary school and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, After School Programs, Partnerships in Education, Technological Literacy
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Park, Mi-Hwa – Multicultural Education, 2014
Some of the challenges that early childhood teachers face include how to deal with a growing diversity in student populations, how to reduce learning gaps, and how to increase the achievement of all children (Copple & Bredekamp, 2009). The number of children who are English language learners (ELLs) is growing fast schools in the United States…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), English Language Learners, Language Proficiency, Early Childhood Education
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Koonce, Jacqueline B. – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2018
This reflective essay uncovers ways in which critical race theory and caring are key to crossing racial, cultural, and linguistic borders between professors and their students. Many scholars have noted how critical reflection relates to effective teaching, especially when taking into account student learning. Reflecting upon archival data and…
Descriptors: Race, Critical Theory, Caring, College Faculty
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Gasman, Marybeth; Nguyen, Thai-Huy – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2016
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss the methods that were used to do egalitarian research with ten Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Rather than doing research "on" these institutions, the authors worked with them to understand their successes and build upon their capacity in the science, technology, engineering and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Black Colleges, Educational Research, African American Students
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Yoon, Jiyoon; Kim, Kyoung Jin; Martin, Leisa A. – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2016
Purpose: This study aims to design and measure the effects of the culturally inclusive science teaching (CIST) model on 30 teacher candidates to teach science to culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students. Design/methodology/approach: The CIST model for culturally inclusive science lessons included six sessions: inquiring, questioning,…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Science Education, Preservice Teachers, Student Diversity
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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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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
Palmer, Deborah K.; Menard-Warwick, Julia – Multicultural Education, 2012
Among the coursework offered to preservice teachers at the first author's institution in 2007 was the course "Second Language Acquisition" (SLA). This course was designed to develop multicultural awareness by introducing the theory and practice of second language acquisition and helping future teachers become familiar with the struggles…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Student Attitudes, Field Trips, Preservice Teacher Education
Guerra, Patricia L. – Multicultural Education, 2012
When professional development in diversity is provided to educators in the field, it usually targets classroom practice with the intent of closing the achievement gap. These efforts are critical. But work should not stop there because culture underlies every policy, practice, and procedure in the school and influences every thought, interaction,…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Personnel Selection, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Cultural Differences
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