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Community in the Multicultural Classroom: A Review of the Literature

Learning, according to the constructivist argument, is a social experience, whereby students construct learning with the support of the instructor and fellow students. In recent years, many constructivist and critical educators turned towards building community within the classroom to meet their pedagogical aims, arguing classroom communities are central to knowledge construction, helping students learn how to learn, and helping students work with diverse others in a globalized, multicultural, world ( 2,484 more words

Guidelines for Intercultural Children's Literature: Part I

In the spring of last year, I was honored to receive a grant from the University of the Pacific’s School of International Studies to pursue research into intercultural children’s literature. 214 more words

Intercultural KidLit

Laci Green

On September 26th, I attended a presentation by the famous YouTube personality, Laci Green. She discussed what rape culture is and how we can “take it down.” Laci Green started her presentation by defining rape culture and presenting some startling facts such as 1 in 7 gay men and 1 in 3 disabled women are sexually assaulted. 348 more words

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Education in America - Is it really diverse? (Blog Post #1)

Education as a whole is something that I am thoroughly invested and concerned about. I am looking forward to becoming a High School Biology teacher in the near future. 426 more words

If Not Now, When?

A friend recently pointed out that my blog involves not just thoughts on race, but also thoughts on using popular culture to talk about race. Since childhood, I’ve been an avid consumer of TV shows and movies, but when I set out to explore race in this blog I hadn’t intended to write about events created by others’ imaginations for me to watch. 1,026 more words

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Free, online multicultural education journal

Need a stack of Russian nesting dolls? How about a Guatemalan deer mask? EMC provides thousands of artifacts teachers can use as visual and tactile prompts for teaching about world cultures. 83 more words

Why Evidence-Based Leadership? Destination Engagement and Education

Our work with school districts allows us to talk with Superintendents and Board Chairs from school districts to share Evidence-Based Leadership practices. Discussions include:

Creation of measurable goals and aligned leader evaluations that cascade from the district to the superintendent to district leaders; 466 more words

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