Category Archives: Articles – Multicultural

An Example of Racial Microaggression –

They Quietly Judged Him For His Skin Color Then They Got A Shocking Surprise. Greek filmmaker Nancy Spetsioti directed Tzafar, a powerful short film about casual, every day racism. Its subtlety underscores a powerful and timeless message about how we treat other people.    

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18 Things White People Should Know/Do Before Discussing Racism

Discussions about racism should be all-inclusive and open to people of all skin colors. However, to put it simply, sometimes White people lack the experience or education that can provide a rudimentary foundation from which a productive conversation can be built. This is not necessarily the fault of the individual, but pervasive myths and misinformation […]

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*** New Journal *** Journal of Family Diversity in Education

I am pleased and honored to have been asked to join the Editorial Board of the new Journal of Family Diversity in Education. Congratulations to the editors Monica Miller Marsh (Kent State University) and Tammy Turner-Vorbeck, (Purdue University). FOCUS AND SCOPE   The Journal of Family Diversity in Education is the journal of the Family […]

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The Connecticut Twenty-Ninth (Colored) Regt. C. V. INFANTRY

I was honored today to be the keynote speaker at Hamden (CT) Middle School’s Black History Month Celebration. I was even more honored to meet Harrison Mero, President of the Connecticut Twenty-Ninth (Colored) Regiment Colored Volunteers Infantry. The earliest recruit for this regiment was enlisted August 11, 1863, but most of the men came to […]

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Multilingual Children: Beyond Myths and Toward Best Practices

      Multilingual Children: Beyond Myths and Toward Best Practices If you’re looking for current resources on how to conceptualize and implement supports for children who are multilingual, you will enjoy this issue of the Social Policy Report. It considers issues that range from the strengths of multilingual children (and the practices early childhood […]

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The Call to Teach: Multicultural Education

source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/matthew-lynch-edd/the-call-to-teach-multicu_b_4568066.html America’s “melting pot” status is one that most citizens are proud to claim. The fact that people here often refer to themselves as one ethnicity or another, and rarely as simply an American, is proof that being from somewhere else – however far removed – is a source of familial pride. Even African Americans, […]

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Break Point: The Challenges of Teaching Multicultural Education Courses

A great article to read on multicultural education courses. Break Point: The Challenges of Teaching Multicultural Education Courses Arlette Ingram Willis and Shuaib J. Meacham In work on multiculturalism and teacher education, much has been made of the ironic growth in the heterogeneity of America’s public school students and the homogeneity of America’s public school […]

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