Cultural Differences and Education

Promoting Multiculturalism in the Early Grades
article by an elementary school principal

Celebrate Diversity!
short piece advocating multiculturalism in the classroom

Cultural Diversity and Early Education
Report of a Workshop

School Reform and Student Diversity: Findings and Conclusions
U.S. Department of Education publication

Cultural Diversity in the Classrooms
addresses various issues and gives ideas for promoting multiculturalism in the classroom, from Teacher Talk

Multicultural curriculum isn't the answer
opinion article

Making the Familiar Strange: Cross Cultural Conceptions and Impressions of Secondary Reform in Japan and the United States
Education Reform in the Asia-Pacific

Education Alliance for Equity and Excellence
organization based at Brown University that responds to the needs of diverse student populations in the public schools

Equity and Cultural Diversity
links to articles in ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Eduacation

Resource List Links for resources relating to multicultural education and cultural diversity issues worldwide.

Diversity
list of links to articles on diversity and children from National Network for Childcare

Bilingual Education:

Helping ESL/EFL students with language and study skills at tertiary level
addresses the problems in bilingual education and how a program at Murdoch University in Australia addresses those problems

Model Strategies in Bilingual Education: Professional Development
U.S. Dept. of Education

Bilingual Reading Instruction
methods and materials to help bilingual students learn to read

Focus on Bilingual Education
May/June 1998 issue of the Harvard Education Letter

Bilingual Education Network
information to help develop programs and services to help bilingual students "achieve their highest potential in California schools"

International Organization for Migration
on-line clearinghouse for migration-related information

National Center for Bilingual Education
disseminates information for effective instruction of bilingual students

Bilingual Education Resources on the Internet
from the University of Texas

Ebonics:

Black English: Its History and Its Role in the Education of Our Children
very informative paper written by a Princeton University Student

Where We Stand
by Albert Shanker (President, American Federation of Teachers)

The Ebonics Plague
opinion article
The Ebonics Plague, Part II

Center for Applied Linguistics: Ebonics Information Page

Latest Stories in the news about ebonics from Yahoo

Ebonics or Black English: Links to Articles

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