Sources & Resources on Multicultural Education

This is my virtual file cabinet of articles, videos and other resources I have found useful in my teaching. I hope you find this site helpful.

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Cultural Competency in Today’s Increasingly Multicultural World

Published on Apr 29, 2015

What exactly is multicultural education anyway? Recent EPSA grad, Samson Lim, will pose some in-depth questions to one of his mentors, William Howe, digging in to the subject of cultural competency—a phrase we’re hearing more and more. But what are its implications? We must prepare our young people to enter into a diverse world and global economy which requires learning certain cultural and social skills. Strong academic preparation is no longer sufficient. Becoming knowledgeable about other cultures, learning another language and developing masterful people skills is essential for the next generation to succeed in a world that gets smaller yet more complex. You’ll hear more about how multicultural education currently exists in the larger national debates around policy and implementation and how relevant multicultural education is in light of current education policy from high-stakes testing to the Common Core. As time permits they will also explore other hot topics related to Howe’s work including Title IX and bullying.

William Howe (Ed.D. ’91), 2015 Distinguished Alumnus; State Title
IX Coordinator & Education Consultant for Multicultural Education,
Connecticut State Department of Education

Samson Lim (M.A. ’14), National Director of Graduate and Fellowship
Programs, The Posse Foundation



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