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Stacy, Jen; Aguilar, Jodi – Multicultural Education, 2018
Mobile technology is now ubiquitous in families' lives and, as such, provides fertile ground for organic technology learning embedded within everyday home practices, like oral storytelling. This article explores the experiences of three Latinx women participating in a family digital storytelling program held at an East Los Angeles Head Start…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Reyes, G. T.; Zermeño, Bernadette Pilar – Multicultural Education, 2018
Schooling in the U.S. is ideological by design (Althusser, 1971; Apple, 1990; Duncan-Andrade & Morrell, 2008). It can justify and further the inequitable, hierarchical, and stratified economic, social, and cultural attitudes of a society (Aronowitz & Giroux, 1985; Ayers, 2004; Bowles & Gintis, 1976; Eubanks, Parish, & Smith, 1997).…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Kindergarten, Bilingual Students, Cultural Education
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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
Riley, Jeanetta G.; Gichuru, Margaret; Robertson, Jo – Multicultural Education, 2012
Teachers who embrace culturally relevant practices support children's learning by infusing "cultural referents" into the curriculum to provide children with learning opportunities that are related to their experiences outside of the classroom. They strive to establish congruency between home, community, and school and to use knowledge of…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Focus Groups, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
Huang, Grace Hui-Chen; Mason, Kimberly L. – Multicultural Education, 2008
A growing body of research supports the view that parents' attitudes, behaviors, and activities related to children's education influences students' learning and educational success. To date, research studying parental involvement in their children's schooling included elementary through middle school aged populations. There have been a few…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Parent Participation, Motivation, Educational Practices
Hein, Christina Judith – Multicultural Education, 2004
The author discerns two trends ruling with many of the teachers, intellectuals, and citizens of the United States. One is the color-blind-myth that Williams (1997) cites in her essay, "The Emperor's New Clothes": "I don't think about color, therefore your problems don't exist," is the phrase that she attributes to this "school of idealism". The…
Descriptors: Racial Relations, Integration Readiness, Racial Attitudes, Constructivism (Learning)