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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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Tarbutton, Tanya – Multicultural Education, 2019
Women are more visible than men in almost every area of education; however, they are underrepresented in top-tier leadership positions. There is no shortage of female educators; however, there is a shortage of female leaders. Scholars have highlighted this discrepancy, shedding light on a century-old problem. This article explores some of the…
Descriptors: Leadership, Gender Differences, Disproportionate Representation, Females
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Buescher, Eileen M.; Lightner, Sarah C.; Kelly, Robert H. – Multicultural Education, 2016
The purposes of this study were to examine the diversity of the authors and illustrators in core reading series and to evaluate the opportunities and limitations of these texts in relation to the goals of multicultural education. The authors began their research concerned about whose stories are told in core reading series, and who gets to tell…
Descriptors: Authors, Illustrations, Reading Materials, Textbooks
Jones, Eric K. – Multicultural Education, 2011
One of the most common obstacles the author finds when teaching media literacy courses is student insensitivity. Although this can exist for many different reasons, the media critiques that students submit in this type of class indicate that they've become indifferent to misogynistic, classist, and racist stereotypes. On the collegiate level, this…
Descriptors: Race, Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Racial Relations
Wong, Penelope – Multicultural Education, 2007
As a teacher educator who regularly teaches a multicultural education course, the author has often employed service-learning as a pedagogical strategy in assisting preservice teachers to understand better the various multicultural topics they discuss, such as racism, heterosexism, and sexism that impact their schools. Therefore, when she was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Education Courses, Multicultural Education, Service Learning
Horton, Julie; Scott, Dominic – Multicultural Education, 2004
While multicultural education remains a work in progress, many of the cornerstones are already in place. Racism, classism, sexism, equity, and social justice issues feature as generative themes (Freire, 1970), which underpin this educational project. One area of research in multicultural teacher education that this article investigates is the way…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism