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Breault, Rick A. – Multicultural Education, 2003
Asserts that cultural diversity and democracy will always be in conflict with each other, examining oppression in a democratic society; an oppressor's view of the world; a pervasive dualism in perspectives; the inadequacy of current efforts to overcome the conflict between the oppressors and the oppressed; traits of oppressors that must be…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Differences, Democracy, Diversity (Student)
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Arriaza, Gilberto – Multicultural Education, 2003
Investigates how social conflict was enacted at one racially diverse, urban middle school. Discusses symbolic fighting, the use of body language, the location of symbolic fighting, and symbolic fighting as a source of transformation, proposing to redefine the socializing role of social conflict in the lives of students and adults in schools.…
Descriptors: Body Language, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Influences, Diversity (Student)
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Piquemal, Nathalie A. C.; Kouritzin, Sandra G. – Multicultural Education, 2003
Presents a fictional account of one teacher's experience with an Aboriginal student, focusing on the details in each section of the story to highlight the many preconceived notions teachers may have when dealing with Aboriginal students. A sidebar offers guidelines for establishing a safe environment for discussing and learning about culturally…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Clark, Christine – Multicultural Education, 2003
Presents a case study of the University of Maryland Office of Human Relations Programs' (OHRP) efforts to confront Christian privilege and build a religiously, spiritually, faith-based, and secularly inclusive community campus-wide. Highlights four stages: rifts and tensions, reconnecting, reconceptualization, and realization. Concludes that…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Christianity, Conflict Resolution, Consciousness Raising
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Sheets, Rosa Hernandez – Multicultural Education, 1999
Examined ways in which 27 urban ninth graders from diverse backgrounds displayed empowering behaviors and attitudes. Students clearly voiced that they were in control of their actions. Schooling in the urban setting often placed these students in classroom environments in which student empowerment was displayed through acts of resistance and…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Classroom Environment, Diversity (Student), Grade 9
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Marlowe, Bruce; Page, Marilyn – Multicultural Education, 1999
Teachers today are required to be sensitive to a wider range of multicultural differences than ever before. Explores whether they can combine teaching content into a single package for all children, or whether they must continuously repackage the content for each of the diverse groups they teach. Gives suggestions for reframing teaching in diverse…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
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Timm, Joan Thrower – Multicultural Education, 1999
Discusses issues in selecting computer programs and interactive multimedia for culturally diverse students, including the necessity of including diverse cultural referents and acknowledging the cognitive style of students who will be using the programs. (SLD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Software, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Stallworth, B. Joyce – Multicultural Education, 1999
Shares some perspectives of a professor of English education, from work with English teachers, related to diversifying the high school English curriculum . Reports on responses of 240 teachers to a survey about works taught. Change is occurring slowly as teachers recognize the need to create curricula that acknowledge the diversity of United…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student)
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Van Galen, Jane A. – Multicultural Education, 2000
The working class is nearly invisible in multicultural education literature. Examines the possibilities of a more careful foregrounding of the complexities of social class in shaping life chances, focusing on the educational experiences of working class students and discussing the poor in order to promote understanding of the potential of teacher…
Descriptors: Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Multicultural Education
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Fairbrother, Anne – Multicultural Education, 2000
Bitter ideological battles exist over hegemonic control of classroom exchange in high school language arts classes. Discusses the debate over the selection of literature that students will read, noting the influence of the dominant culture, the resistance to inclusion of multicultural literature in these classrooms, and the importance of promoting…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Diversity (Student), Educational Change
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Finley, Susan – Multicultural Education, 2000
Teacher educators have done relatively little to develop multicultural curricula specific to continuing professional education of inservice teachers. Presents one professor's approach to educating for cultural diversity in a master's level course, "Cultural Issues in Classrooms and Curricula," describing experiences that participants had during…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student)
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Marulis, Loren – Multicultural Education, 2000
Multiculturalism must be integrated into classrooms and the curriculum, and it must be all-encompassing, taught through formal lessons and modeled and demonstrated at all times. Describes how teachers can create an anti-bias curriculum and promote a multicultural or anti-bias classroom. An annotated bibliography of recommended materials and…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
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Lenaghan, Arlene – Multicultural Education, 2000
Describes the importance of teaching students empathy for and understanding of cultural differences, explaining how to build community through shared responsibility in global problem solving. Three examples of this type of curricular exercise, which focus on nutrition, economic structures, and ecology, are presented. Curricular considerations when…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student), Ecology
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Pennington, Harvey J. – Multicultural Education, 2000
To teach mathematics successfully to African Americans, there must be modification of what math is as a knowledge. Recently, a framework was composed which delineated four disparate dimensions of math as a type of knowledge and how assessment varies as a result of the definitions. Examines implications for African American education, African…
Descriptors: Black Students, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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Case, Bridget A. – Multicultural Education, 2000
Presents a model for a multicultural curriculum in which aspects of deaf culture are introduced to hearing students, noting the rationale for developing it. Discusses using analogy and empathy as catalysts for change in multicultural settings, describes a conceptual model of culture, and explains what deaf culture is. A sidebar offers a general…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences, Curriculum Development
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