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Stevens, Sharon; Miretzky, Debra – Multicultural Education, 2014
Are there teachable "transferable skills" (TS) that might mitigate the limitations of a rural location--or indeed, the limitations any program might encounter in regard to diversity expectations? Following a study conducted in 2010 of how rural schools, colleges, and departments of education (SCDEs) attempted to meet the National Council…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Rural Education, Cultural Differences, Ethnic Diversity
Kohl, Herbert – Multicultural Education, 2006
The Fake Book is a square spiral bound Xeroxed book, about 7" by 7", maybe 250 pages long. It's all music--the notes, usually in C or B minor, of hundreds of standard tunes, jazz, pop, and every once in a while, classical. The Fake Book and all of its variants provide an evolving canon of tunes that defines a set of common standards for…
Descriptors: Intellectual Property, Federal Legislation, High Stakes Tests, Public Schools
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Risku, Michael – Multicultural Education, 1996
Discusses the Reality Based Multicultural Model (RBMM) created for Minnesota's teacher education programs to ensure that the preservice teacher interacts with diverse student populations and demonstrates competence in each of six program components. The RBMM requires that preservice teachers complete a field experience in a culture other than…
Descriptors: Competence, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education
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Engan-Barker, Dorothy – Multicultural Education, 1994
Presents a case study of the development of a multicultural-education class in Minnesota that was designed to help preservice teachers make their future classrooms multicultural. It briefly highlights the development of a college and school collaborative, presents student reactions to the program, and reveals follow-up activities to expand the…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Ethics, Ethnic Groups, Ethnic Studies