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Hollar, James L. – Multicultural Education, 2019
In this article, the author recounts his mission: a voyage into the "strange" world of American high school, specifically the science fiction elective classroom. His mission is one of curricular intervention to transform how students, particularly those of color, envision their own futuristic missions. The study strives to serve the too…
Descriptors: Science Fiction, Literature, Adolescents, African American Students
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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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Hoffmann, Malia M.; Ramirez, A. Y. – Multicultural Education, 2018
It would behoove school districts and individual schools to listen to the attitudes of students regarding pedagogy. Students within the United States are often raised to be receivers of information rather than to be consultants for education. Research is needed to identify if teachers' beliefs parallel students' beliefs when it comes to lessons in…
Descriptors: High School Students, Suburban Schools, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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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Cloyd, Melissa – Multicultural Education, 2017
Stakeholders have long been concerned about high school drop-out rates and associated achievement gaps between groups, specifically racial, of high school students. While significant improvements have been made to these drop-out rates at the national level, the largest group of drop-out students continues to be those of Hispanic heritage. Research…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Service Learning, At Risk Students, Dropout Rate
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Ramirez, Pablo C.; Gonzales-Galindo, Darlene; Roy, Brittani – Multicultural Education, 2016
The purpose of this study was to chronicle the manner in which a cohort of pre-service teachers, during their one-year residency, used an English learner (EL) project to better understand secondary ELs, thus informing their emerging teaching practices and promoting reflexivity in their praxis and ideologies. This one-year study documented the…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, English Language Learners, Preservice Teachers, Urban Schools
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Cho, Grace – Multicultural Education, 2015
Little empirical research has examined the cause of language shift or the factors related to the heritage language (HL) development of language minority groups. This study investigates the factors that facilitate or inhibit the HL development of second-generation Korean Americans, with a focus on adolescent HL learners, who go through phases in…
Descriptors: Native Language, Korean Americans, High School Students, Second Language Learning
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Drouin, Steven D. – Multicultural Education, 2015
Asking students to physically construct manifestations of their identities is not necessarily a new technique, but the author wanted students to experience the iterative and fluid nature of identity formation with the hopes of beginning a longer discussion of how other individuals, groups, and varying contexts shape identities with and without…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Art Education, Self Concept, Grade 11
Palmer, Barbara C.; Sun, Lingzhi; Leclere, Judith T. – Multicultural Education, 2012
This article will analyze the figurative language that reflects Chinese traditional society and culture in "Yeh-Shen." The authors will consider both the figures of speech and the figures of thought (to include symbolism) that provide insight into an understanding of the Chinese culture through a reading of "Yeh-Shen." This analysis can be used by…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Figurative Language, Literary Styles, Asian Culture
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Cote, Debra L.; Jones, Vita L.; Sparks, Shannon L.; Aldridge, Patricia A. – Multicultural Education, 2012
Parents from culturally diverse backgrounds need to feel that they play a vital role in the future success of their sons or daughters with disabilities. Differences in culture and ethnicity can affect families' involvement in transition planning and the goals that they emphasize for their children. Families of diverse backgrounds were surveyed and…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Program Development, Disabilities, Student Diversity
Journell, Wayne; Castro, Erin L. – Multicultural Education, 2011
Latino students, in particular, often feel alienated from politics, especially at the federal level, and this political disengagement often correlates with the immigrant status of students or their families. However, recent research suggests that the amount and quality of social studies coursework taken by immigrant students can reverse these…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Immigration, Political Issues, Immigrants
Ramirez, A. Y. – Multicultural Education, 2010
An investigation of the number of ethnic minority teachers was undertaken due to the increased awareness at one Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) in Southern California where there were low numbers of minorities entering the teacher credential programs. When approached about the low numbers of ethnic minority students in the teacher preparation…
Descriptors: College Students, Teaching (Occupation), Student Attitudes, Hispanic Americans
Parameswaran, Gowri – Multicultural Education, 2010
Popular films say a lot about the culture where they are seen and enjoyed even though they may not reflect "reality" in the way that academics may want to portray a country. Popular films get at the deepest longings and fears of their viewership and their biggest hopes for the future. Teaching India through popular films is particularly…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Films, Teaching Methods
Ramirez, A. Y. – Multicultural Education, 2009
In the State of California, an additional 100,000 teachers will be needed during the next 10 years to teach in K-12 schools (School Services of California, Inc., 2006), due both to population growth and the retirement of "Baby Boomers." This critical need to develop teachers in California will be mirrored in other states as well, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching (Occupation), Employment Opportunities, Teacher Recruitment
Shodavaram, Mary P.; Jones, Lisa A.; Weaver, Laurie R.; Marquez, Judith A.; Ensle, Anne L. – Multicultural Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to examine suburban high school teachers' beliefs about non-European ancestry immigrant students; more specifically, suburban teachers' beliefs regarding the impact of students' cultural backgrounds on academic performance were examined. Non-European ancestry immigrant students are those students whose ancestral…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Likert Scales, Secondary School Teachers, Immigrants
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