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Szecsi, Tunde; Spillman, Carolyn – Multicultural Education, 2012
Giving voice to those who are representative of the minority teachers of the future can and will provide an important response to the growing concerns over the disproportionate balance of cultures between students and teachers in schools across the country (Bennett et al., 2006). The benefits of supporting minority teachers are abundant.…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching (Occupation)
Fehr, Mary Cain; Agnello, Mary Frances – Multicultural Education, 2012
Many teacher education institutions share a concern about assessing their preservice teachers' knowledge, skills, and dispositions related to teaching diverse P-12 students. This case study describes the iterative and sometimes difficult process involved in the development of a diversity awareness survey at one institution. The survey discussed…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Preservice Teacher Education, Institutional Research, Preservice Teachers
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
Norris, Katherine; Lucas, Lisa; Prudhoe, Catherine – Multicultural Education, 2012
Every semester one of the authors of this article, Catherine Prudhoe, challenges many of her preservice students' perceptions of a familiar and often favorite children's book, "The Giving Tree," by Shel Silverstein (1964). She begins the class by reading the text aloud to the students. Most smile, fondly remembering hearing the book as a child. A…
Descriptors: Critical Literacy, Student Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Gender Issues
Lee, Vera J. – Multicultural Education, 2012
When the author began the present study, she was discouraged to learn that little research exists that captures the professional experiences of teachers of color, particularly in suburban schools. Yet studies about teachers of color in these settings are critical in light of the fact that they comprise only 16.9% of the total teaching force in the…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Socialization, Cultural Capital, Teaching Styles
Mabry, Malerie; Bhavnagri, Navaz Peshotan – Multicultural Education, 2012
Perspective taking, which is seeing a viewpoint other than one's own, is critical in interpersonal understanding and in cross-cultural communication. It is especially crucial in diverse societies such as the United States as well as in countries where immigrants from other nations are living as one community. Hence, this article focuses on…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Childrens Literature, Perspective Taking, Elementary School Students
Vecellio, Shawn – Multicultural Education, 2012
The course the author teaches in Cultural Diversity is a requirement for pre-service teachers seeking a Preliminary Teaching Credential as well as for in-service teachers who have returned to earn the California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) Certificate. As part of this course the author requires a literature analysis assignment. In this…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Second Language Learning, Writing (Composition), Reader Response
Hones, Donald – Multicultural Education, 2012
This study draws from narrative research, wherein stories of individuals, groups, and communities are central to the interpretation. Through a process of interpretive interactionism, the author examined the groups and institutions involved in the ongoing conflict between the state and public education in Oaxaca, and then included comparisons and…
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, Private Education, Participant Observation, Public Education
Nguyen, Huong Tran – Multicultural Education, 2012
Quynh (pseudonym), a Vietnamese-American female, was an honor student in her K-12 education in Vietnam four decades ago. April 30, 1975, abruptly signaled the fall of Saigon and the end of the Vietnam War. Many military personnel from the former regime found themselves and their loved ones in danger of being persecuted by the victorious new…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Foreign Countries, Military Personnel, War
Brinson, Sabrina A. – Multicultural Education, 2012
In today's ever changing multicultural society, it is imperative for early childhood educators to be adept at facilitating the learning and progress of all children. In the United States, children of color make up about 40% of the population, and across the world children of color make up approximately 70% of the population. A primary goal in…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Teaching Methods, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
Cardenuto, Nancy E. – Multicultural Education, 2012
In Malawi, education is not always a top priority. Although there has been free primary education since 1994, attendance in school is not compulsory (Ngozo, 2010). Even when children do go to school, schools can be overcrowded with few books for students to use. Classrooms can hold over 100 children with whole groups of children sharing one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education, Story Telling, Writing (Composition)
Engdahl, Eric – Multicultural Education, 2012
This article highlights the East Bay Center for the Performing Arts in Richmond, California, which is one successful model of a community-based arts education organization whose central mission is to provide these deep art-rich experiences for students from low socio-economic status (SES) communities, who in this instance are predominately African…
Descriptors: Art Education, Facility Improvement, Integrity, Socioeconomic Status
Cairo, Aminata; Sumney, Diane; Blackman, Jill; Joyner, Katie – Multicultural Education, 2012
In American public schools refugees from overseas and Latino migrant children typically find themselves in English learning programs, usually designated as English as a Second Language (ESL), Limited English Proficiency (LEP), or English Language Learners (ELL) programs. Often, these children have received little, interrupted, or no prior…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Refugees, Hispanic American Students, Migrant Children
Jao, Limin – Multicultural Education, 2012
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM, 2000) has created a set of standards to reform mathematics teaching procedures to ensure that all students understand mathematics and learn to think mathematically. The standards also require teachers to use strategies that allow all students to reason and communicate mathematically and…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers
Guillory, Nichole A. – Multicultural Education, 2012
The purpose of this article is to show how pre-service teachers utilized autobiographical inquiry in a multicultural education course to reflect on what they learned about themselves and the teaching of culturally and linguistically diverse students while they served as tutors for English Learners (ELs) in a semester-long field experience in…
Descriptors: Autobiographies, Inquiry, Resistance (Psychology), Multicultural Education
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