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Assignment 1: Philosophy of Multicultural Education

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Catherine Bucknor
EDU512 Diversity in K-12 Education
Professor: Jessica K. McBride, PhD

Assignment 1: Philosophy of Multicultural Education
Diversity theories include race, disability, class, gender, language and classroom life
Multicultural Approaches

Compare and contrast three to five (3-5) diversity theories, focusing on their application to a classroom environment.
Analyze key instances in which you have experienced each diversity theory in action in your own life, focusing on events that took place in a K-12 environment
This unite related to 9th grade history class focuses on the approach to multicultural education. This lesson about the Vietnam War, Student should draw attention to the perspectives of North as well as South Vietnamese citizens, the feelings of the soldiers and diverse views of Americans. In a classroom teacher will Structure learning groups that are diverse and devise activities that require each student to contribute to the group. In this way students learn that each person in a group can contribute and has something of value to say.
Design a unit that relates to your grade level and area of instruction that focuses on the approach to multicultural education you have selected.
Recommend at least three (3) strategies that teachers can choose from to integrate multicultural techniques into their classrooms.
Create a diagram that demonstrates your personal philosophy of multicultural education and its major applications to a K-12 curriculum.
The Human Relation Approach
human approaches direct approach based on oppression based on race , social class, gender, disability
The human relation approach engenders positive feelings among diverse students, promotes group identity and pride for students of color, reduces stereotypes, and works to eliminate prejudice and biases.

Multicultural Education
Its goals are to reduce prejudice and discrimination against oppressed groups, to work toward equal opportunity and social justice for all groups, and to effect an equitable distribution of power among members of different cultural groups.
Multicultural social justice education deals more directly than the other approaches with oppression and social structural inequality based on race, social class, gender, and disability.
As Teacher Assistance /Behavior Assistance diversity theory I experience K-12 working with student with Special need and emotional disability.
• Create a learning environment that values diversity in experience, culture, and language with role play and modeling. Multicultural education in role and practice is incredibly varied.

• The contributions approach to integration is frequently used when a school district first attempts to integrate multicultural content into the mainstream curriculum. The contributions approach is characterized by the insertion of ethnic heroes/heroines and discrete cultural artifacts into the curriculum, selected using criteria similar to those used to select mainstream cultural heroes/heroines and cultural artifacts.”
• Incorporate a variety of activities.
• Invite speakers to talk about specific topics.
• Provide a wide range of videos that will enable students to see different perspectives.
• Provide field experiences.
• Use a variety of books, art, and music.
• Encourage students to critically reflect on and evaluate different experiences.

Understand the various cultures of students in your classroom and reflect on how the differences or similarities may affect your classroom and instruction.
Learning Should Be FUN!!!!!
Engage students in the learning process. Find out what they know and what they would like to know, then explore different perspectives together
Choose resources that could be used to deliver this unit. Consider the use of any appropriate adaptive learning technologies as well as incorporating International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS).
Resources that could be used to deliver this unit are: technology, books, and videos about that different culture background that student can learning about different cultures. Teachers should utilize the ISTE and NETS information, which can be used to support multicultural understanding of culture. Engaging teachers to promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility and to improve student’s communication and collaboration skills.
The International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Educational Technology Standards (NETS) at the link http://www.iste.org/resources/free-resources there is an array of resources at learners’ finger tips
Banks, James A., Cherry A. Banks. Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives, 8th Edition. Wiley, 2012-09-14.

Helping Students stay on task and watching them complete their tasks. Some students complete senior essay for colleges, Other work College application.
Critical thinking is best when working with diverse group of students.
• My philosophy of multicultural education is certain to change as I discover the methods of teaching which enable me to effectively create a climate for learning that awakens a sense of joy, spirited curiosity, innovation and personal excellence. Learning should be fun and lovely place. Also knowing a child weakness and their strength will help provide the support that child need to strengthen their weak point. My passion and commitment for diversity in teaching and learning. In the end, it is the heart of teaching that embodies my passion for this profession. I simply could not imagine a more rewarding career.
philosophy of multicultural Education
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