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Suh, Yonghee; Hinton, KaaVonia; Marken, James; Lee, Guang-Lea – Multicultural Education, 2011
Teacher educators are pivotal in the effort to prepare teachers to teach in culturally responsive ways (Vescio, et al., 2006). In subject areas such as social studies and English, multicultural literature is viewed as a prime resource for creating a culturally inclusive curriculum. Yet, effective inclusion of these texts--many of which are filled…
Descriptors: Literature, Teaching Methods, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
Lee, Guang-Lea; Janda, Louis – Multicultural Education, 2006
With the heightened interest in multiculturalism in higher education, universities and colleges have sought to become multicultural institutions by recruiting faculty with diverse cultural backgrounds. Consequently the faculty of formerly predominantly White colleges throughout the country have become more diverse and it is no longer unusual to…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Campuses, Multicultural Education, Educational Environment
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Lee, Guang-Lea; Childress, Marcus – Multicultural Education, 1999
Provides information to help early childhood teachers recognize the diverse ethnic groups within the Asian community and shows how to use Korean traditional games to promote children's multicultural awareness. Describes four traditional games. (SLD)
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Early Childhood Education
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Lee, Guang-Lea; Johnson, Willis – Multicultural Education, 2000
Discusses the importance of including interracial storybooks in today's diverse classrooms, explaining the benefits of using such literature (e.g., building a sound personal identity for children with mixed ancestors, promoting knowledge and skills for a global society, and developing an appreciation for diversity). Reviews eight books with…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Elementary Education
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Lee, Guang-Lea; Manning, M. Lee – Multicultural Education, 2001
Discusses how teachers can enhance the experiences of their Asian American students, examining the importance of understanding Asian American parents and families. Suggestions for working with Asian American parents and families include: respect immediate and extended family members, understand diversity within Asian ethnic groups, consider…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)