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Carger, Chris Liska – Teaching Education, 1993
A Caucasian teacher reflects on her experiences over the years of being part of and then teaching within diverse student populations, explaining what it feels like to be white in a world so worried about, yet so often unfair to, people of color. (SM)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Black Students, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Austin, Anna – Teaching Education, 1991
Teacher educator discusses challenges in preparing teachers for diverse student populations. She remembers being the only African American in one seventh grade class. It was the only public school experience in which she forgot her differences because the teacher taught to benefit all students, forever influencing her educational beliefs. (SM)
Descriptors: Black Students, Classroom Environment, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences
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Tobin, Joseph; Johnson, Richard – Teaching Education, 1994
At the University of Hawaii, preservice teachers are prepared for diverse classrooms. This paper examines how a group of largely white, middle-class professors can effectively introduce diverse cultural perspectives on classroom management to preservice teachers who are themselves culturally diverse, and highlights use of an interactive videodisc…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Differences