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  1. 1. Multicultural Education,Diversity in the ClassroomByNetawnKiogima<br /><br />
  2. 2. Why is multicultural education and diversity in the classroom important?<br />
  3. 3. Diversity promotes a broader and more equal education….<br />
  4. 4. Is it a safe or hostile environment:<br />Does the student feel safe<br />Trusting adults and peers<br />Is it a place of learning for self expression<br />Classroom Environment<br /><br /><br />
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  6. 6. An example; A Chinese Language Case Study<br />Student’s role: no opportunity to speak or learn Chinese, their Native language was not embraced by school<br />Parent’s role: fought for bilingual programs<br />School’s role: official language English, bilingual programs have been replaced by NCLB<br />Language, Bilingualism, Identity<br />
  7. 7. Middle school teacher makes an effort to teach class about a Native American Tribe:<br />Continue…..”Teaching Respect for Diversity: The Oglala Lakota”<br />
  8. 8. Chinese Literature<br /><br />NetawnKiogima, personal photo<br />Native American Dance Exhibition in a classroom<br />
  9. 9. Impact on K-12 Education:<br />
  10. 10. Project TEAM<br />Project Transformative Education Achievement Model<br />“effort to prepare teachers of culturally diverse student populations”<br />Three Themes of TEAM’s Seminars<br />A sense of community with minority student peers<br />Developing a stronger sense of ethnic identity<br />Working for social justice through multicultural education<br />Recruitment of Minority Teachers<br />
  11. 11. “The melting pot of American education has roots in the beginning of early America….Whether they were immigrants, slaves, Indigenous, or Founding Fathers, all of our ancestors had contributions that helped shape America.<br /> Right-wing, left-wing, religious, independent gay/lesbian, migrant workers, or none-of-the-above, all backgrounds are present in American public schools today, Embrace Diversity.”<br />NetawnKiogima<br />Conclusion,<br />
  12. 12. Pass, Susan. Teaching Respect for Diversity: The Oglala Lakota.Social Studies 100 no5 S/O 2009 Heldref Publications<br />Ramirez, A.Y. Ethnic Minorities and Teaching.Multicultural Education 16 no4 Summer 2009<br />Wang, Yuxiang. Language, Parents’ Involvement, and Social Justice. The Fight for Maintaining Minority Home Language, A Chinese-Language Case Study. Multicultural Education 16 no4 Summer 2009<br />References<br />