Preparing pre-service teachers for multicultural classrooms. Twenty-five of the thirty teachers received a hard copy four question Likert scale survey to complete. In Seattle, over fifty percent of students are of color and only ten percent of Seattle teachers represent the diversity in their classroom.
Education Week, 20 2718, Contextualising issues - a lot of examples that are used in the delivery of content often relate to Australian context. Teaching strategies for ethnic studies 6th ed. Besides offering an opportunity for teachers to usilise students' fast array of cultural experience, knowledge and insights, it also brings with it many issues besides differences in gender, age, social background, learning styles or even religion.
Boston: Pearson. Over the next few paragraphs we will discuss some issue teachers can face in a multicultural classroom and techniques that could be used to overcome these issues.
Don't put a student on the spot and expect them to answer a question then and there. The remaining 5 participants took part in face-to-face interviews discussing six open-ended questions.