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. 11, No. 2, Winter

A FRAMEWORk fOR UNdERSTANdiNG POVERTy NEW REViSEd EdiTiON
Understanding Poverty: Implications on Student Learning A FRAMEWORk fOR UNdERSTANdiNG POVERTy NEW REViSEd EdiTioN By Ruby K. PAyNE PROCESS, INC. 2001; 1-800-424-9484 ISBN 1-929229-14-3 207 PAGES, $22 (pApERbACk)This exemplary book presents insights needed...
American Presidents and Their Attitudes, Beliefs, and Actions Surrounding Education and Multiculturalism
A Series of Research Studies in Educational PolicyFirst Installment:Examining Presidents James Madison, Rutherford B. Hayes, and John F. KennedyIntroductionIn the role as Chief Executive, the President of the United States has a great deal of power in...
A Multicultural Education Instructor's Reflective Self-Analysis: Facing the Challenge of Teaching and Learning
Multicultural education courses pose individual challenges to both students and instructors. Such courses, by their nature, raise powerful and unavoidable questions about issues of sexism, racism, social inequality, and linguistic as well as religious...
Building Authentic Intergroup Dialogue on Campus: Living a Commitment to Shared Governance and Career Path Development through the Full Inclusion of All Members of the University Community1
IntroductionThe University of Maryland's Intergroup Dialogue and Leadership Program (IDLP) is coordinated by the Office of Human Relations Programs (OHRP), an arm of the Office of the President. Because of this organizational location, OHRP has campus-wide...
Child Protagonists: The 'Anne Franks' of Today
The literary works surveyed here were written by authors who, as children, witnessed apartheid, holocausts, imprisonment, escape, genocide, ethnic cleansing, and other horrors that marked their lives. In each case, the selected texts are rendered as...
Differing Sexualities in Singular Classrooms
Young Children, a Young Adult, and the Word "Gay"Recently while waiting for the bus in a small, quiet neighborhood in San Francisco, where I currently reside, a young woman strolled by me on her way to fetch two children from a nearby elementary school....
Expanding Appreciation for "Others" among European-American Pre-Teacher Populations
HistoryDuring the four and one-half years that I have taught social foundations and multicultural education for aspiring teachers and special education teachers at the Western Illinois University-Quad Cities campus, the class has evolved from being a...
Guided Reading and Second-Language Learners
It is April, the time of year when the tulips bloom in Holland, the sun shines after a long, dark winter, and the students are looking forward to summer. It is a time for reflection and planning for the coming year. As I stand up and close the curtains...
Learning More about Hmong Students
Today's classroom is a rainbow of cultures, traditions, and languages. The culture of students and their parents has significant impact on how students perform academically. I am very excited to present some information about the Hmong culture that twill...
Readings of Diversity from an Undergraduate Foundations Course
The Insights of Four Undergraduates And the Implications for Teacher Education1Preservice Teachers And K-12 Students: What Is the Demographic Imerative?One critical rationale cited repeatedly throughout the teacher education literature for why we need...
REdUCiNG HATE CRiMES ANd ViOlENCE AMONG AMERiCAN YOUTH: CREATiNG TRANSfORMATiONAl AGENCy THROUGH CRiTiCAl PRAXiS
Overcoming the OddsREdUCiNG HATE CRiMES ANd ViOlENCE AMONG AMERiCAN YOUTH: CREATiNG TRANSfORMATiONAl AGENCy THROUGH CRiTiCAl PRAXiS By GREG S. GOOdMAN. NEW YORk: PETER LANG PublisHiNG, INC., 2002 ISBN: 0-8204-5280-7Greg Goodman's Reducing Hate Crimes...
Story and Healing in Action: New Methods for Fostering Heart-to-Heart Dialogue about Race
I. Introduction: Breaking New GroundAt the National Association for Multicultural Education conference held in Washington, D.C., in October, 2002, Elizabeth Thompson and Rachel Saury presented methods used in a class called "Story and Healing" that Rachel...
THE FiRST R: HOW CHildREN LEARN RACE AND RACiSM
Examining Race, Language, and Culture through the Process of Human Development A critical skill of teachers is the ability to continue their professional development. While there are multiple means, a possible approach may be reading and reflecting on...
THE PEOPlE SpEAk: A COllECTiON of WRiTiNG by SOUTH CAROLiNA NATiVE AMERiCANS iN POETRy, PROSE, ESSAyS, ANd INTERViEWS
There Goes More to a Book Than the Words on a Page THE PEOPlE SpEAk: A COllECTiON of WRiTiNG by SOUTH CAROLiNA NATiVE AMERiCANS iN POETRy, PROSE, ESSAyS, ANd INTERViEWS EdiTEd by Will MOREAU GOINS PREfACE by MARiJO MOORE PHOENiX PUbliSHERs (COlUMbiA,...