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Mahari de Silva, Renuka; Gleditsch, Rebecca Folkman; Jesme, Shannon; Job, Christine; Torgerson, Matthew D.; Hunter, Cheryl – Multicultural Education, 2019
This article is the third in a series of narrative studies of leaders in the field of multicultural education researched and written by Cheryl Hunter and several of her graduate students at the University of North Dakota. The first in the series featuring Marybeth Gasman appeared in the Fall 2017 issue, the second featuring Gloria Ladson-Billings…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Graduate Students, Personal Narratives, Social Justice
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Martelli, Cynthia Dawn; Johnston, Vicki; Israel, Carly; Flake, Sharon G.; Winston, Sherri; Bloor, Edward – Multicultural Education, 2019
The idea of a university literacy festival was conceived to connect students from Title I schools with young adult authors who focus their writing on diverse characters. The goal of the university literacy festival was to invite authors whose writing would represent strong, diverse characters that would allow students from Title I schools to see…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Authors, Books, Disadvantaged Schools
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Wang, Yang; Grieve, Ellen Leigh Seale – Multicultural Education, 2019
To help teachers notice minority students' reading process, strategy use, and strengths and independently analyze assessment data regarding students' literacy skills and instructional decisions the instructor introduced retrospective miscue analysis (RMA) as an assessment and instructional tool. This study investigated how teachers could encourage…
Descriptors: Miscue Analysis, Learner Engagement, Literacy, Literacy Education
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Hollar, James L. – Multicultural Education, 2019
In this article, the author recounts his mission: a voyage into the "strange" world of American high school, specifically the science fiction elective classroom. His mission is one of curricular intervention to transform how students, particularly those of color, envision their own futuristic missions. The study strives to serve the too…
Descriptors: Science Fiction, Literature, Adolescents, African American Students
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Iida, Paul Chamness; McGivern, Cuhullan Tsuyoshi – Multicultural Education, 2019
Society is seeing a steady increase in the visibility of LGBTQ+1 individuals in the public, and the general workplace is becoming, at least partially, more supportive, with increasing protections and benefits for the LGBTQ+ community. However, even with this progress, homophobia continues to run rampant in the area of team sport and exercise. The…
Descriptors: LGBTQ People, Recreational Facilities, Athletes, Athletics
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Sanmiguel, Elizabeth R.; Reyes, Alexandra; Burns, Dwight; Huber, Tonya – Multicultural Education, 2019
Driven by the motto of civic engagement and local to global citizenship,Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) is a campus that emphasizes building a friendly community in which students and faculty engage in building strong personal and professional relationships that will lead them toward a more globally aware, socially just, and…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Service Learning, Volunteers, Learner Engagement
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Morgan, Hani – Multicultural Education, 2019
One of the author's goals was to teach his students how to use an innovative instructional method with their future students to promote understanding of different cultures. He also wanted to increase their interaction with people from a culture different than their own, because his university is located in an area that lacks the cultural diversity…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education
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Hones, Donald F.; Pasayes, Mayra; Vang, Txerthoj – Multicultural Education, 2019
In this article, two co-authors share their immigrant stories of persecution and flight to the U.S. Txerthoj Vang is a refugee from Laos who supported the U.S. as part of the Hmong secret army during the Vietnam era. Mayra Pasayes is an immigrant from El Salvador who fled that country's civil war during the 1980s. Though they each faced a high…
Descriptors: Refugees, Immigrants, Citizenship, Personal Narratives