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Lubin, Jacqueline; Vaz, Pelgy; Scott, Robert – Multicultural Education, 2020
For more than three decades, researchers have examined strategies to teach students who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD). For the purpose of this article, students who are CLD are those whose ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds, including English language learners and English speakers of other languages, differ from…
Descriptors: Public School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Whitehead, Suzanne A.; Hernandez, Virginia Montero; Whitehead, Taylor – Multicultural Education, 2020
There has been a tremendous increase in the debate regarding who should be allowed to move to the United States, for how long, where persons may come from, and if they should become rightful citizens. This article focuses on a study that was conducted at a university in the western U.S. The purpose was to investigate current counselor education…
Descriptors: Coping, Fear, Immigrants, Refugees
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Onabadejo, Juliet Dele – Multicultural Education, 2020
Increases in immigration and the growth in the diversity of the Canadian population has created a need for culturally competent health care providers who reflect the population in order to provide care and help alleviate the health care disparity commonly faced by minority populations (Shattell et al., 2013). Such cultural competency, according to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Nursing Education, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Kandel-Cisco, Brooke; Brooks, Katie; Bhathena, Catherine D.; Abdulahad, Howaida; Pimentel-Gannon, Maria; Fessahaie, Hilina – Multicultural Education, 2020
As the population of English language learners (ELLs) in schools increases, school leaders seek to build more culturally and linguistically sustaining school communities. Often, the first step in these efforts is to intentionally invite ELLs and their families to school-based events with the hope of involving parents in their children's formal…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Interpersonal Relationship, Immigrants, Refugees
Lee, Eshani N.; Orgill, MaryKay; Kardash, CarolAnne – Multicultural Education, 2020
General chemistry is a mandatory course for those in pursuit of careers in various allied health and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. However, many students find chemistry difficult. For English language learners (ELLs), the situation is especially demanding, as these students are required to learn the specialized…
Descriptors: Chemistry, English Language Learners, College Science, Science Instruction
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Giambo, Debra – Multicultural Education, 2020
Changing demographics in the United States have for many years pointed toward a developing minority-majority within the U.S. population. Projections from the U.S. Census (2015, 2016) signal that the aggregation of all minority groups will form a majority (i.e., a minority-majority) of the overall population by 2044. Despite making these many…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Immigrants, Social Bias
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Kang, Grace; Husband, Terry – Multicultural Education, 2020
Contemporary activists and scholars have framed how Black males are faced with constant policing and killing of Black bodies by White police officers (Coates, 2015) and how Black boys are being sent to punishment rooms in urban schools (Ferguson, 2000). Therefore it is not surprising that teaching in our politically and racially charged times can…
Descriptors: African American Students, Males, White Teachers, Racial Bias
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Williams-Duncan, Omah M. – Multicultural Education, 2020
Culturally diverse educational settings can be challenging to navigate as participants in these settings risk misinterpreting others from different cultures. This article highlights six strategies school community members can use to foster positive cross-cultural interactions while exhibiting and modeling professional teacher dispositions: (1)…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Multicultural Education, Teacher Characteristics, Personality
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Casto, Amanda R. – Multicultural Education, 2020
The economic, technological, and social effects of the contemporary globalization era have spurred new challenges in education and teacher preparation. As the tapestry of American society shifts and technology rapidly evolves, teachers and teacher educators are finding themselves faced with the pressing need to prepare students for a more tolerant…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Practices, Literature
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Amos, Yukari Takimoto; Nelson, Tiffany Nicole – Multicultural Education, 2020
It has become increasingly apparent that incorporating international stories into the classroom is beneficial for young students. The stories provide vicarious experiences from different countries that help nurture a more tolerant and accepting generation of students. Through reading these stories students gain empathy and understanding for other…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Asian Culture, Childrens Literature
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Ramsay-Jordan, Natasha – Multicultural Education, 2020
Each year, U.S. teacher education programs work to prepare more than 3,500 candidates to be future educators (National Center for Education Statistics [NCES], 2016). This population of pre-service teachers (PTs), however, is overwhelmingly White, perpetuating a pattern in which 85% of all U.S. teachers are White, while Black or African American…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, White Students, African American Students