Multicultural Education

Multicultural Education is a quarterly magazine published by Caddo Gap Press in San Francisco, Calif. Its subject is multicultural education and its audience includes educators, scholars and students.

Articles from Vol. 12, No. 3, Spring

American Presidents and Their Attitudes, Beliefs, and Actions Surrounding Education and Multiculturalism: A Series of Research Studies in Educational Policy: Sixth Installment: Examining Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush, and William Jefferson Clinton
IntroductionIn our nation's history all of the presidents have been white males. As West states (1993) in his seminal book, Race Matters, the significance of the race factor cannot be overlooked in the selection of our national leaders and this national...
A Vicarious Learning Activity for University Sophomores in a Multiculturalism Course
How can one teach a course about multiculturalism to a broad spectrum of university sophomores in a way that is research-based, pedagogically sound, and appealing-all in ten weeks? That is the situation I faced during the first quarter of my new job...
Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education: Intergroup Dialogue as Pedagogy across the Curriculum
PrefaceThe Intergroup Dialogue as Pedagogy Across the Curriculum (INTERACT) Pilot Project was a two-year (2002-2004) exploratory grant funded by the Ford Foundation. A school/college/university partnership initiative, the project, was structured as a...
Picking Battles, Finding Joy: Creating Community in the "Uncontrolled" Classroom
We've all had our Andres. The child we both love and fear. The child who represents why you went into teaching, and why you'd considering leaving. Andre is the "problem child," the student every teacher secretly hopes will be put in the other 4th grade...
Queer Life and School Culture: Troubling Genders
Gender is a slippery notion. We are all engendered creatures. But in what ways are we engendered? The ways in which we imagine what gender is shapes how we see ourselves in relation to others. Yet it is not clear what the category gender is, what it...
Teaching Practices for ESL Students
IntroductionThe education of immigrant students, in the United States, up until the early 1970s, was one of "sink or swim" policy with students having to assimilate as quickly as possible with no language support or transitional period in their own native...
We Are One, We Are Many: Portraits of Australian Bilingual Schools
We are one, but we are many,And from all the lands on Earth we come- from Woodley & Newton,I am I We are AustralianLalor North Primary School lies tucked away in a quiet suburb north of Melbourne, Australia. Cars jam the side streets as parents drop...
Whose World Is This? towards Critical Multicultural Consciousness through Community Engagement
Whose world is this?The world is yours, the world is yoursIt's mine, it's mine, it's mineWhose world is this?Nas (1994)IntroductionAs defined by critical theorists, critical multicultural education requires the development of a critical consciousness...