Tag Archives: Culturally Responsive Education

Why Asian Americans hate hearing “Where are you from?”

This has been a good week for sometimes contentious but bracing conversations on Facebook. The latest one started when I posted a link to an excellent Forbes article by Ruchika Tulshyan titled “‘Where Are You From?’ And Other Big Networking Racial Faux Pas” The article raises the oft-aired complaint by Asian Americans that asking “Where […]

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Norway government recognizes multicultural education advantages

A mere 4.7% of teachers in primary schools are immigrants or born to immigrant parents, 2012 data from Statistics Norway shows. The new bi-Partite coalition intends to improve this teacher percentage. The figures also reveal 40% of the students have a mother tongue other than Norwegian or Sami. Joke Dewilde, at eastern Norway’s Hedmark University […]

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Been in a Saloon Lately?

Source: http://quschoolofeducation.wordpress.com/2013/12/09/been-in-a-saloon-lately/ Been in a Saloon Lately? By: Dr. William Howe, Adjunct Professor of Education WOMEN AND PEOPLE COLOR OFTEN BEAR THE BURDEN OF HAVING TO SPEND A LIFETIME  MAKING OTHERS FEEL COMFORTABLE WITH THEM. Those of us who grew up in the 60s probably remember spending hours watching Westerns on television. A common scene is a […]

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22 Maps That Show How Americans Speak English Totally Differently From Each Other

Everyone knows that Americans don’t exactly agree on pronunciations. Regional accents are a major part of what makes American English so interesting as a dialect. Joshua Katz, a Ph. D student in statistics at North Carolina State University, just published a group of awesome visualizations of Professor Bert Voux’s linguistic survey that looked at how […]

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The Model Minority Myth: What 50 Years of Research Does and Does Not Tell Us

Source: http://diverseeducation.com/article/52979/   The Model Minority Myth: What 50 Years of Research Does and Does Not Tell Us by Dr. Nicholas D. Hartlep Nicholas Hartlep It is little wonder why Asian-Americans are perceived by the wider higher education community to be paragons of scholarly success, despite their treatment by the U.S. government, historically, as political pariahs […]

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