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. 10, No. 1, Fall

A Three-Way Review of Gustavo Fischman's Imagining Teachers
On the surface, Gustavo Fischman's Imagining Teachers is about contemporary teacher education in Argentina and the ways in which gender inserts itself and is inserted into this process. A careful reading reveals the truly universal maxims and insights...
Children Talk about AIDS
CHILDREN TALK ABOUT AIDS.. SILIN, JONATHAN G. & SGOUROS, CHARISSA M. 1995. NEw YORK: TEACHERS COLLEGE PRESS. 23 MINUTES, COLOR, $59. Children Talk About AIDS documents HIV/AIDS dialogues between teachers and students at the Bank Street School for...
Cultural Factors and the Achievement of Black and Hispanic Deaf Students
Throughout the years, the achievement levels of deaf students and their hearing counterparts have been strikingly different (Moores, 1996). Deaf students are considered a high risk population because of academic scores consistently falling far below...
Cultural Perspectives in Mathematics Planning Efforts
PROMISING PRACTICES ... students of all backgrounds deserve the very best our society can give them, and ..their cultures, languages, and experiences need to be acknowledged, valued, and used as important sources of their education. (Nieto, 1996, p....
Dismantling the Digital Divide: A Multicultural Education Framework
Multicultural education calls for all aspects of education to be continuously examined, critiqued, reconsidered, and transformed based on ideals of equity and social justice. This includes instructional technology and covers its content and delivery...
Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education: Intergroup Dialogue Program Student Outcomes and Implications for Campus Radical Climate: A Case Study
Diversity Initiatives in Higher Education: Intergroup Dialogue Program Student Outcomes and Implications for Campus Radical Climate: A Case Study1 Introduction The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the cognitive and affective outcomes...
Fear and Learning at Hoover Elementary
FEAR AND LEARNING AT HOOVER ELEMENTARY. SIMON, LAURA ANGELICA. 1997. LOS ANGELES: JOSEPHA PRODUCCIONES. 53 MINUTES, COLOR. "When I grow up I'm going to be a person who fights for this country. rm going to be an important person. I'm going to a good college......
"Good Morning Miss Toliver"
"GOOD MORNING MISS TOLL VER." TOLIVAR, KAY. (1993). FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCEMENTS IN SCIENCE AND EDUCATION (FASE). 27 MINUTES, COLOR. $25. "Good Morning Miss Toliver" is a short film featuring a veteran public middle school teacher, Kay Toliver, and her...
In Whose Honor?
IN WHOSE HONOR? ROSENSTEIN, JAY. 1997. Ho-Ho-KUS, NJ: NEW DAY FILMS. 46 MINUTES, COLOR, $195 (INSTITUTIONAL), $99 (COMMUNITY GROUPS / PUBLIC LIBRARIES). What does it mean to honor someone? Who decides what is or is not an honor? How do issues of racism...
It's Elementary: Talking about Gay Issues in School
IT'S ELEMENTARY: TALKING ABOUT GAY ISSUES IN SCHOOL. CHASNOFF, DEBRA & COHEN, HELEN S. 1996. SAN FRANCISCO: WOMEN'S EDUCATIONAL MEDIA. 37 MINUTES & 78 MINUTES, COLOR, $175 (INSTITUTIONAL), $75 (PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND COMMUNITY GROUPS) AND $250...
Letter to the Editor
Dear Editor: I am writing in response to the article that appeared in the Multicultural Education journal titled, "From Racial Stereotyping and Deficit Discourse Toward the Critical Race Theory in Teacher Education." I agree wholeheartily that teachers...
Multicultural Teacher Preparation: Establishing Safe Environments for Discussion of Diversity Issues
Universities across the United States are searching for ways to prepare teachers for the multicultural classroom of today and the even more diverse classroom of the near future. Classrooms containing children from a number of different ethnic, cultural,...
Skipping Stones Magazine's Annual Awards
Each year Skipping Stones magazine recognizes outstanding books, teaching resources, and educational videos from both large and small publishers and producers. Titles selected in the four different catagories below for the 2002 awards encourage close...
Starting Small: Teaching Children Tolerance
STARTING SMALL: TEACHING CHILDREN TOLERANCE. MCGOVERN, MARGIE. 1997. MONTGOMERY, AL: SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER. 58 MINUTES, COLOR. FREE (FROM THE SOUTHERN POVERTY LAW CENTER: HTTP://WWW.SPLCENTER.ORG). Starting Small combines documentary footage (in...
The Eight Curriculua of Multicultural Citizenship Education
Introduction Although multicultural education can be conceptualized in many different ways, it generally aims at enabling students from diverse cultures to learn how to transcend their cultural borders and engage in dialogue and action with people who...
The Globalization of Capital, Critical Pedagogy, and the Aftermath of September 11: An Interview with Peter McLaren
This article is a revised version of an interview with Peter McLaren, a professor at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, conducted by Lucia Coral Aguirre Munoz of the Instituto de Investigation...