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Hernandez Juarez, Ilian – Multicultural Education, 2017
Students from all over the world, from various ethnic and racial communities, make up the student population of the schools in the United States. Each one of them brings to the classroom several unique characteristics. Creative writing and art are both empowering tools that meet the commonality of self-expression. Both are processes "in which…
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Art, Self Expression, Self Concept
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Marbley, Aretha Faye; Rouson, Leon; Burley, Hansel; Ross, Wendy; Bonner, Fred A., II; Lértora, Ian; Huang, Shih-Han – Multicultural Education, 2017
Equipping future professionals and educators with critical global multicultural competences and skills to work with people from diverse backgrounds is a challenge for both predominantly White institutions (PWIs) and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The major objective of this article is to introduce an adaptable model with an…
Descriptors: Models, Social Justice, Teaching Methods, Cultural Pluralism
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Farley, Lisa A.; Brooks, Kathryn; Pope, Kayla – Multicultural Education, 2017
Photovoice research, developed by Caroline Wang and Mary Ann Burris in 1994, is a research design that utilizes photography and discussion as tools for social change. While Photovoice has traditionally served as a research method, it holds great promise as an instructional practice to help students engage in meaningful learning engagements.…
Descriptors: Praxis, Photography, Video Technology, Social Change
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Edwards, Sachi – Multicultural Education, 2017
Intergroup Dialogue (IGD)--a pedagogical model that purposefully advances a critical social justice agenda--is used on college campuses around the country to facilitate student learning about issues of identity and structural power dynamics. In light of the tension that exists on college campuses between students from different religious…
Descriptors: Christianity, Social Bias, Religious Discrimination, Social Justice
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Aldridge, Patricia R.; Jeffrey, Peter; Taylor, Gertrude; Barringer-Brown, Charletta H. – Multicultural Education, 2017
The phenomenon of the use of cell phones as a primary source of communication among teens is having an impact on our society in profound ways. Children are creating and utilizing a different language and mechanism of communication--texting. The authors conducted research to determine if this cell phone phenomenon is as prevalent among students…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Minority Group Students, Skill Development, Telecommunications
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Miretzky, Debra – Multicultural Education, 2017
The French film "Entre Les Murs" ("The Class") is a somewhat unusual film in its portrayal of a Parisian working class school and its protagonist, Mr. Marin, who attempts to teach an unruly class of young and very diverse teenagers. This article explores the ways the author used the film "The Class" as a culminating…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Films, Multimedia Materials
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Lucey, Thomas A.; White, Elizabeth S. – Multicultural Education, 2017
The development of culturally responsive teachers who value their students for their own stories and backgrounds represents a critical pursuit. Unfortunately, new teachers report feeling unprepared for racial and ethnic diversity in the classroom and find that coursework addressing these issues provides little help in classroom practice (Castro,…
Descriptors: Mentors, Culturally Relevant Education, Altruism, Higher Education
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Demoiny, Sara B. – Multicultural Education, 2017
In this article, the author argues that questions about race should be raised in elementary social studies teacher education in order to better prepare teachers to enter their classrooms. In this study she explores how elementary pre-service teachers situate race within the social studies curriculum and how prepared they feel about discussing race…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Social Studies
Capitelli, Sarah – Multicultural Education, 2016
From the beginning of the school year, the author observed an interesting phenomenon in Ms. James' 3rd grade class: Students would eagerly volunteer to share their ideas by raising their hands or calling out to the teacher, but when they began to share, they would quickly abandon their talk and announce, "I forgot." As the author heard…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Grade 3, Classroom Communication
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
Vittrup, Brigitte – Multicultural Education, 2016
Over the past two decades, the United States has become increasingly more diverse. This growth and diversification of society means that schools are becoming more diverse as well. Students of color now make up 48% of the school population and are projected to reach 55% by 2023 (National Center for Education Statistics, 2013). Nonetheless, the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Multicultural Education, Barriers, Information Dissemination
Mosholder, Richard S.; Waite, Bryan; Larsen, Carolee A.; Goslin, Christopher – Multicultural Education, 2016
This is the third report of a longitudinal project to improve recruiting and retention of Native American students at a large open-enrollment teaching university in the intermountain West where such students are greatly underrepresented. In the first study (Mosholder, et. al, 2013a), grounded theory was employed to create and evaluate a survey…
Descriptors: Student Recruitment, American Indian Students, College Students, Academic Persistence
Taylor, Roben; Kumi-Yeboah, Alex; Ringlaben, Ravic P. – Multicultural Education, 2016
The issue of diversity in U.S. K-12 schools requires significant training and experiences for preservice teachers to recognize the importance of students' socio-cultural, religious values, and the influence their cultural background have in their quest to succeed in their educational endeavors. This study provides significant information to…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Multicultural Education, Student Teacher Attitudes, Likert Scales
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
Lew, Moi Mooi; Nelson, Regena Fails – Multicultural Education, 2016
In the past decade, educational environments have drastically changed over time and have become more diverse and complex. The rapid influx of pluralistic populations from a variety of different societies contribute to the diverse student population. Student diversity creates challenges to new teachers if they are not familiar with culturally…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Classroom Techniques, Student Evaluation, Beginning Teachers
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