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. 4, Summer

American Presidents and Their Attitudes, Beliefs, and Actions Surrounding Education and Multiculturalism: A Series of Research Studies in Educational Policy: Seventh and Final Installment: Analysis of Power and Leadership in the Presidency
IntroductionIn this series of research papers and projects we have used multicultural education theory to analyze presidential administrations with a special emphasis on their policies dealing with social justice. Our research findings reveal the lesser...
An Economic Look at Multicultural Education: Two Reviews of the Intersection of Cultures
An Economic Look at Multicultural Education: Two Reviews of The Intersection of Cultures The Intersection of Cultures: Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy, 3rd Edition By Joel Spring New York: McGraw-Hill Education Press...
Becoming Culturally Responsive Teachers through Service-Learning: A CASE STUDY OF FIVE NOVICE CLASSROOM TEACHERS
In the effort to augment teacher candidate education beyond text-based direct instruction, universities and teacher preparation programs are incorporating more field-based interactions through which teacher candidates can master skills and reinforce...
Culturally Relevant Teaching: A Teacher's Journey to "Get It Right"
Brianna stopped talking about her homecoming dress abruptly and her eyes darted back and forth from Jamarra to me. From me to Jamarra."You guys could be sisters," she spoke confidently, acting almost relieved that she finally found the answer she was...
Embracing Diversity, Seeking Social Justice, and Achieving Educational Equity through Multiculturalism
Embracing Diversity, Seeking Social Justice, and Achieving Educational Equity through Multiculturalism One Classroom, Many Worlds: Teaching and Learning in the Cross-Culwral Classroom by Jacklyn Blake clayton Portsmouth, NH: Heineman, 2003 188 pp., paperback...
How Can University Professors Help Their Students Understand Issues of Diversity through Interpersonal & Intrapersonal Intelligences?
If individuals are to understand things that are meaningful to their lives, they need to be exploring topics that are consequential to what is important in the culture. (Dobry, 1999, p. 8)IntroductionIt was the first day of a typical class in our medium...
Instructional Styles Used by Regular Classroom Teachers While Teaching Recently Mainstreamed ESL Students: Six Urban Middle School Teachers in Texas Share Their Experiences and Perceptions
IntroductionIt is the teachers of America who meet the daily challenge of addressing the culturally diverse needs of both immigrant and native students. Researchers demonstrate that understanding the background and culture and immigrant children is a...
Minority Students Are Far from Academic Success and Still At-Risk in Public Schools
As a teacher, it is my belief that every child deserves a good education, and every teacher should be committed to meeting every child's academic needs and providing all with an equal learning opportunity in the classroom. Quality teachers who deliver...
Poverty and Student Achievement
"Today, many dreams are hampered by an achievement gap between minorities and non-minorities and children of poverty and children of privilege." As secretary of Education Roderick Paige noted in his remarks at the education fair hosted by Partners in...
Prioritizing Participation: Five Things That Every Teacher Needs to Know to Prepare Recent Immigrant Adolescents for Classroom Participation
Any teacher who has worked in a public high school knows the force oral participation holds in a classroom, for a curriculum, and with the students. Few things can make or break educational access, momentum and opportunity like classroom participation....
Sourcebooks in Making Freedom: African Americans in U.S. History
Sourcebooks in Making Freedom: African Americans in U.S. HistoryWhat's past is prologue.-Shakespeare, The Tempest (c1611)The U.S. Department of Education reports that 60% of the nation's high school seniors cannot demonstrate even a fundamental knowledge...
The Hard Work Hypothesis: Is Doing Your Homework Enough to Overcome the Effects of Poverty?
It is well-established that the effects of poverty are devastating for children in school. More generally, scholars have documented that low "socio-economic status" (SES), whether measured by family income, parent education, or parent occupation, is...
Tolerance Revisited
IntroductionTolerance is based on difference or diversity. However, while creating a systemwide multicultural educational program for Changeton School District in 1993, the Central Steering Committee rejected the idea of using the term tolerance in their...