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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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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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Morgan, Hani – Multicultural Education, 2019
One of the author's goals was to teach his students how to use an innovative instructional method with their future students to promote understanding of different cultures. He also wanted to increase their interaction with people from a culture different than their own, because his university is located in an area that lacks the cultural diversity…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education
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Sun, Lina – Multicultural Education, 2019
The field of teaching English to speakers of other languages took a "critical turn" during the 1990s (Kumaravadivelu, 2006), and many scholars have called for the inclusion of a critical perspective in the teaching of English as a second language and English as a foreign language (EFL). However, critical perspectives are still not a…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Critical Literacy, Reading Instruction, Foreign Countries
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O'Donnell, Jennifer Lee – Multicultural Education, 2018
This article discusses one social movement in Buenos Aires--"Frente Popular Darío Fernández" (FPDF)--whose goal was to assist public school teachers in becoming leaders of their communities by providing them an opportunity to learn about social mobilizing and popular education through a series of Freirean-based workshops. Guided by…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Activism, Teacher Collaboration, Foreign Countries
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Park, Gilbert C.; Park, SangOk – Multicultural Education, 2018
Historically, American public schools played an important role in assimilating immigrants with different cultures into the mainstream. This process is currently occurring in other parts of the world that are undergoing demographic changes due to immigration. Some of these countries have turned to multicultural education as a tool to respond to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Immigrants, Cultural Pluralism
Lor, Pao – Multicultural Education, 2018
Hmong Americans are originally a preliterate, seminomadic, and agrarian ethnic hill tribe from Southeast Asia and have now been in the United States for the last four decades. From the 1960s to the mid 1970s, the Hmong joined forces with the U.S. during the Secret War in Laos. After the U.S. pulled out of Laos in 1975, the new Laotian regime began…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Hmong People, Refugees, Asian Americans
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Wang, Yang – Multicultural Education, 2017
In this article, the author describes how a group of teachers and teacher candidates along with a group of English as a foreign language (EFL) learners in China participated in a book club through which they read and discussed global literature books. The inquiry for this action research project was: How do American teachers and Chinese EFL…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Cross Cultural Training, English Teachers, Reading Teachers
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Sun, Lina – Multicultural Education, 2016
Interracial and multi-ethnic families formed through intermarriage and transracial adoption are on the rise in the context of globalization, transforming familiar assumptions about what a family should be. The trend of diversity in family composition is increasing and will continue to evolve. This article attempts to compile a set of useful…
Descriptors: Adoption, Multiracial Persons, Family Characteristics, Marriage
Kabuto, Bobbie; Velasco, Patricia – Multicultural Education, 2016
The focus of this article is on how translanguaging, which is defined as a language practice that transcends formal language boundaries, was used as a linguistic tool and resource for expressing thoughts, emotions, and understandings of and around English and Spanish texts. Focusing on translanguaging as a medium for learning, the authors begin…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Bilingual Education, Family Literacy, Literacy Education
Masunah, Juju – Multicultural Education, 2016
There are two different goals of multicultural dance education. First, multicultural dance education is a concept of teaching strategies to understand people's cultural productions using various dances. The main goal of learning various dances is to understand the people behind those dances. Second, multicultural dance education is a concept to…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Dance Education, Student Diversity, Disabilities
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Cardenuto, Nancy E. – Multicultural Education, 2015
Elementary teachers face the challenging task of meeting state curriculum standards while at the same time attempting to expand ideas that are inclusive of the wider world. True inquiry is "experienced when those involved [do] not know the answers that lay at the end of their exploration". Guiding children into true inquiry is difficult…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Social Studies, Inquiry, Teaching Methods
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Courtney, Robert H. – Multicultural Education, 2015
In 2005, a group of concerned parents who had arrived in the United States as refugees from war-torn Somalia received approval from their local school district to establish the Iftin Charter School (ICS). The K-8 school continues to engender hope and intellectual strength in its students and parents. ICS finds itself uniquely equipped to meet the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Charter Schools, Second Language Learning
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Purcell-Gates, Victoria; Lenters, Kimberly; McTavish, Marianne; Anderson, Jim – Multicultural Education, 2014
Rogoff (2003) argues that "Human development is a cultural process….People develop as participants in cultural communities" (p. 3). Children develop within families, and different cultures reflect differences in how they structure activity for this development. For example, middle class North American families generally would not permit…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Parenting Styles, Child Development
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Georgis, Rebecca; Gokiert, Rebecca J.; Ford, Donna Mae; Ali, Mulki – Multicultural Education, 2014
Parental engagement in education has proven to be important to children's academic success. Research suggests that when parents are involved in their children's schooling, children tend to be motivated learners, have high educational aspirations, get good grades, and experience a sense of school belonging (Cheung & Pomerantz, 2012; Hill et…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Parent Participation, Cultural Pluralism, School Community Relationship
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