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Gay, Geneva; Kirkland, Kipchoge – Theory into Practice, 2003
Asserts that developing personal and professional critical consciousness about racial, cultural, and ethnic diversity should be a major component of preservice teacher education; discusses how teacher education students avoid engaging with racial issues in education (silence, diversion, guilt, and benevolent liberalism); and suggests strategies to…
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Critical Thinking, Cultural Awareness, Elementary Secondary Education
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Zeichner, Kenneth M.; Grant, Carl; Gay, Geneva; Gillette, Maureen; Valli, Linda; Villegas, Ana Maria – Theory into Practice, 1998
Presents 14 design principles that explain good practice in multicultural preservice teacher education. The principles fall under the three main categories of (1) institutional and programmatic principles, (2) personnel principles, and (3) curriculum and instruction principles. (SM)
Descriptors: Consciousness Raising, Curriculum Development, Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education
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Gay, Geneva – Theory into Practice, 1994
Examines the current status of cultural diversity in middle school education theory, suggests some developmental characteristics of young adolescents of color that are often overlooked, and proposes some ways that middle school education could be modified to be more responsive to the ethnic and cultural diversity of early adolescents. (SM)
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Students
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Gay, Geneva – Theory Into Practice, 1978
Teachers should be trained to provide an educational environment encouraging academic and human growth for all students whatever their ethnic background may be. (JD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Cultural Pluralism, Group Dynamics, Interaction Process Analysis