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Title: What is multicultural education


1
What is multicultural education?
  • Multicultural education is the recognition of the
    equality of all people regardless of their
    racial, ethnic, or cultural background.

2
Multicultural education is a process.
  • This process involves
  • developing respect for all groups of people
  • transforming schools, educational curriculum and
    society to one that provides
  • equity for all
  • an accurate and more balanced account related to
    the backgrounds, experiences and contributions
    of all groups of people in the US.

3
Multicultural education is a process.
  • changing attitudes through prejudice reduction
  • empowering school culture to create one that
    empowers students from diverse, racial, ethnic,
    and gender groups.
  • updating teachers with tools and knowledge on how
    to teach critical thinking skills
  • establishing and maintaining high expectations
    for all students

4
Multicultural education is an educational
concept.
  • All students, regardless of their gender, social
    class and ethnic, racial or cultural
    characteristics should have an equal opportunity
    to learn in school.

5
What is equity?Why is equity important?
  • The current day structure of schools deny
    students with certain characteristics an equal
    opportunity to succeed in school. Examples are
    gender, race and ethnicity.
  • Equity is equal access to
  • best practice and teachers
  • materials
  • encouragement
  • leadership opportunities
  • field tripsextra curricular activities

6
Multicultural education is an educational reform
movement.
  • outgrowth of Civil Rights Movement
  • curricula reform movement to reflect
    experiences, histories, cultures, and
    perspectives of African Americans.
  • 70s 80s focused upon women, Asian, Hispanic,
    Latino, Pacific Islanders, and Native Americans.

7
Diversity Concepts
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Discrimination
  • actions limiting opportunities
  • rules, policies, practices limiting opportunities

9
What are stereotype and prejudice?
10
What is bias?
  • Bias is a preference, especially one that
    inhibits impartial judgment

11
What is race?
Race is a socially defined concept related to a
group of people based on physical characteristics
that are genetically transmitted.
12
What is ethnicity
Ethnicity is membership in a group based on
common ancestry and generally a shared language,
religion, and other cultural patterns
13
Religion
  • a system of beliefs including those about the
    supernatural
  • myths,
  • symbols,
  • rituals
  • shared by a community of believers

14
Socio-economic class
  • refers to the status or position in society based
    on
  • wealth
  • family income
  • education
  • occupation

15
Disability
A physical or mental impairment that
substantially limits one or more major life
activity
16
  • Diversity
  • an all inclusive concept related to race,
    ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age,
    disability, religion, economic class, culture

17
Culture
  • Culture is a groups program for survival
  • knowledge
  • concepts
  • values of group members
  • shared beliefs
  • symbols

18
U.S. Core Culture
  • The more we know about a students level of
    identification within a particular group, the
    more accurately we can predict, explain and
    understand a students behavior in the classroom
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