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Tran, Yune Kim – Multicultural Education Review, 2014
The increasing numbers of ELLs (English Language Learners) in U.S. classrooms has prioritized into building quality teacher education programs for teachers so that they have the pedagogical tools necessary to support their students. A continued focus with professional development at the local, state, and national level has gained momentum to…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Faculty Development, English Language Learners, Mixed Methods Research
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Figueroa, Richard A.; Garcia, Eugene – Multicultural Education, 1994
Examines changing population demographics in the United States, including shifting student demographic projections, and discusses student-testing issues resulting from these changes. The article reviews the historical context of testing ethnic students, testing special-education students, regulatory issues surrounding the testing of ethnic pupils,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Students, Census Figures, Demography, Educational Testing
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Conrad, David R. – Multicultural Education, 1994
Explores pluralism and the expanding community through a brief examination of the community-mural movement in the United States. It looks at the recent history of mural painting and discusses examples of community murals that deal cogently with multicultural themes. The implications to educational practice are also discussed. (GLR)
Descriptors: Art Expression, Community Relations, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
Mathison, Carla – Multicultural Education Journal, 1994
Substantiates the connections between multiculturalism and global and civic education. Interconnections are examined in the areas of building cross-cultural knowledge and appreciation; participating effectively in individual, local, state, national, and global issues and actions; and understanding the dynamics of systems. (GLR)
Descriptors: Citizen Participation, Citizenship Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism
Ammon, Richard – Multicultural Education Journal, 1994
Presents observations of a newly appointed Amish teacher in an Amish school and reveals classroom procedures in elementary-level education during several periods in the school year. Observations reveal no classroom competition, yet successful student learning. There were few significant differences between the practices of experienced and…
Descriptors: Amish, Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, Elementary Education
Wood, Dean – Multicultural Education Journal, 1994
Argues that multiculturalism goals in Canada have not been achieved because federal and provincial policies have been poorly conceived and communicated. The essay suggests ways to lead the nation closer to the values fundamental to multiculturalism. (GLR)
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Ethnic Groups