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Ransom, Laurie – Multicultural Education, 2001
Proposes an interdisciplinary, fourth-grade conflict resolution curriculum that integrates content area activities that take into consideration the cognitive and moral development of fourth graders. The curriculum focuses on conflict resolution skills, diversity and conflict, and mediation. Each theme is supported by four approaches to learning:…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Conflict Resolution, Consciousness Raising, Cultural Awareness
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Katz, Susan Roberta – Multicultural Education, 2000
Examined efforts to promote bilingualism in a course for prospective teachers, Education of Bilingual Children: Theory and Practice, focusing on how student teachers grappled with the complex relationship between research, policy, and practice within bilingual education. Analysis of five types of literacy events indicated that students experienced…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Diversity (Student), Educational Policy
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Fitzgerald, Thomas K. – Multicultural Education, 2000
Discusses educational implications of the multicultural movement, highlighting: relativism versus anti-relativism; consequences of institutionalizing differences; implications of confusing culture with identity; tensions involved in cultural identification; African Americans as an example of race, class, and education; the neglected variable of…
Descriptors: Black Students, Cultural Pluralism, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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McMinn, M. Paula – Multicultural Education, 2001
Discusses challenges teachers face with the growing diversity in student populations, examining how teachers can help facilitate diverse students' cognitive development. Examines: stages of cognitive development, multiculturalism, helping students move from one developmental level to another, cultural socialization, field dependence and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Development, Cognitive Style, Cultural Differences, Diversity (Student)
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Barreto, Ramona Maile – Multicultural Education, 1997
Analyzes obstacles facing multicultural/bilingual teacher education reform in the context of California's Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD) or Bilingual Crosscultural Language and Academic Development (BCLAD) programs, which try to translate theoretical frameworks concerned with cultural difference into credentialing policy.…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Teachers, Credentials, Cross Cultural Studies
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Atleo, Marlene; Caldwell, Naomi; Landis, Barbara; Mendoza, Jean; Miranda, Deborah; Rese, Debbie; Rose, LaVera; Slapin, Beverly; Smith, Cynthia – Multicultural Education, 1999
This collaborative review finds much to criticize in this fictional portrayal of the experiences of a young girl at the Carlisle Indian School, including a lack of clarity about the fictional nature of the story. Stereotyping and historical inaccuracies make this book add to the great body of misinformation about Native-American life in the United…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indians, Childrens Literature, Elementary Education
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Cummins, Jim; Sayers, Dennis – Multicultural Education, 1996
Addresses the implications of technology for multicultural education by examining the potential for global learning networks to promote intercultural literacy and critical thinking. The authors argue that computer and telecommunications technology has the potential to act as a positive catalyst in both areas through linkages of distant classrooms…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Literacy, Cultural Pluralism
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Hoelscher, Karen – Multicultural Education, 1996
Examines a preservice teacher education program designed to address multicultural understanding and awareness in school curriculum by developing students' knowledge and experience of others' attitudes and values. The author introduces the Heelotia cross-cultural simulation, describes its use and student opinions of the experience, and discusses…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Innovation
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Huber, Tonya; And Others – Multicultural Education, 1996
Presents the state action goals for developing and implementing chapters and regional affiliate networks of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), and feedback from members about the NAME Leadership Institute's New Mexico conference. Other reports examine the process of leadership and the lessons on leadership that can be…
Descriptors: Conferences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Improvement, Leadership
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Oakes, Jeannie – Multicultural Education, 1996
Center X (Where Research and Practice Intersect for Urban School Professionals) at the University of California, Los Angeles, is the school's teacher education program. It integrates preservice teacher education, beginning teacher induction, and continuing professional education in an effort to create a new culture of teacher education and…
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Cultural Awareness, Education Majors, Educational Improvement
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Washburn, David E. – Multicultural Education, 1994
Offers a descriptive analysis and critical evaluation of multicultural education policy and practice. It examines the three ideological systems for viewing assimilation as proposed by M. M. Gordon: "anglo-conformity"; "melting pot"; and "cultural pluralism." The author includes discussions of two educational policy…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Criticism, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy
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Kohl, Herbert – Multicultural Education, 1993
Retells the story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery (Alabama) bus boycott to reflect more accurately the cultural and historical background of the boycott and the conscious decision made by Mrs. Parks. Accurate examination of the story actually enhances a child's ability to identify with the issues and the protagonists. (SLD)
Descriptors: Black History, Blacks, Civil Disobedience, Civil Rights
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