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. 9, No. 3, Spring

Breaking through Preservice Teachers' Defensive Dispositions in a Multicultural Education Course: A Reflective Practice
Promising Practices The Urgency To Prepare Preservice Teachers for Diversity As we begin a new millennium, nothing is more important to parents, leaders, educators, and communities than the quality of education that all children receive. During the 2000...
Curriculum Development for Multicultural and Multilingual Students
Before I came to America I had dreams of life here. I thought about tall Anglos, big buildings, and houses with lawns. I was surprised when I arrived to see so many kinds of people-Black people, Asians. I found people from Korea and Cambodia and Mexico....
Developing Diverse Faculty in Culturally Proficient Education Programs
INTRODUCTION Teacher education programs face a unique challenge in ensuring culturally proficient faculty to train our K-12 teachers and educational leaders. Teacher educators must be prepared and willing to work with their current faculty in reflecting...
Ethnic Identity Development through Social Studies Instruction
Multicultural Resources Rosa Hernandez Sheets Social interactions and relationships among individual children, groups of children, and teachers are lived through a multitude of identity dimensions-ethnicity, culture, race, class, socio-economic status,...
Fat (Lip) Tuesday: A Multicultural Feminist Critique of Seattle's Mardi Gras Violence
A In the early morning hours of Wednesday, February 28th, 2001, violence erupted in Seattle's Pioneer Square District as Mardi Gras (also called Fat Tuesday) festivities ended. Estimated crowd size was 4,000 people on the streets, plus an additional...
NOA's Ark: One Child's Voyage into Multiliteracy
NOA'S ARK: ONE CHILD'S VOYAGE INTO MULTILITERACY By David Schwarzer Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 2001, xii+96 pp. paperback,ISBN. 0-325-00279-7, -Reviewed by Kerry A. Hoffman David Schwarzer brings to the fore important issues and implications regarding...
Stories from a Multicultural Classroom
We live in a world rich in diversity. As our nation becomes more diverse, schools must be more responsive to honoring and celebrating the diversity all learners represent. In doing so, a foundation is laid for all learners to develop an understanding...
Student Nurses' Cultural Perceptions and Insights regarding an Education Experience in Russia
Introduction In recent years, there has been a growing interest in foreign travel which allows student nurses to take part in international nursing programs. In response to the increased interest, many American universities are offering student nurses...
The Different Colors of Angels
Personal Perspective While preparing lectures on diversity, I looked for multicultural books to read and analyze with our students. I asked an African-American colleague for suggestions. She told me about a problem of her own. Her own children asked...
The Need for Multiculturalism in the Classroom as Perceived by Mexican American Schoolchildren
The need for multicultural education in our schools has been well documented. Much of the rationale is based on current and projected multicultural student populations, and on philosophical positions supporting egalitarian values in a democratic society...