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What characteristics of culture, race, and ethnicity may play a key role in diversity?    

I'll go a little deeper into the previous educator's response. However, I must assert that there is no scientific basis for race. Scientists have found that, genetically, there is "no single...

Latest answer posted August 1, 2018 1:44 pm UTC

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How can the youth contribute towards strengthening togetherness in a multicultural society?

Young people play a critical role in the future of society. In terms of strengthening multiculturalism, it is crucial that young people educate themselves on the history of other cultures and their...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2020 3:38 pm UTC

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What are the benefits to expanding your world view to include a knowledge of other cultures?

There are two main benefits to expanding your world view in this way. One of them is practical and the other is more a matter of personal growth. On the practical level, we are living in a...

Latest answer posted August 10, 2013 9:33 pm UTC

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What experiences would a teacher have in a multicultural environment?

Think of potential problems that could arise in a teaching environment in which there are students whose primary languages might be different from eachother's and from the teachers. Think about...

Latest answer posted August 9, 2013 2:33 pm UTC

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What are some ways to implement multiculturalism?

Multiculturalism, the incorporation of diverse cultures, religions, ethnicities, and ideologies into a broader political and academic approach, is best implemented through the educational process...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2013 2:03 am UTC

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What can teachers do or advocate about the misconceptions in multicultural education?

A article published in Focus on Elementary (2000) states that there are multiple misconceptions regarding multicultural education. These misconceptions and ways teachers can combat the...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2013 2:37 pm UTC

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Assess if multiculturalism has led to a decrease in social cohesion.

I think that multiculturalism might actually increase social cohesion. Prior to the emergence of multicultural notions of identity, social cohesion was conceived in a manner where culture was not...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2012 9:11 am UTC

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What is a potential criticism of multiculturalism?

I think that a potential critique of multiculturalism is that it inevitably silences voices. It becomes practically impossible to represent every culture that has been silenced from previously...

Latest answer posted May 25, 2013 12:05 pm UTC

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What is the significance of multicultural benchmarks, particularly in the area of education?

The significance of multicultural benchmarks is in the role they play in facilitating the transformation of an existing system or organization into one where awareness of and sensitivity to diverse...

Latest answer posted September 20, 2013 1:13 am UTC

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What can teachers do about Intergroup Education in multicultural education?

Not familiar with Intergroup Education, I needed to do a little research. The Intergroup Education Movement began examining the problems of assimilation by immigrants into America. It seemed that...

Latest answer posted September 7, 2013 2:54 pm UTC

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what are two different definitions for multiculturalism?

The first way of looking at multiculturalism is that it is a method of valuing and facilitating the support of different cultures or ethnic minorities within a unified national community However,...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2013 4:18 pm UTC

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How would you relate the concept of multiculturalism to that of being an American?

First, "being an American" is a term usually used exclusively by people in the United States to refer to being a United States citizens. Canadians and Mexicans often see this usage as lacking...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2012 8:31 pm UTC

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Explain why multiculturalism is good for children.

Multiculturalism is good for children because it shows them that the world is made of up a lot of different people from a lot of different backgrounds. It shows them that diversity is normal and...

Latest answer posted October 19, 2020 5:12 am UTC

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What is a good statement of religion and spiritual diversity in multicultural education?

A multicultural classroom is one which teaches acceptance of race, gender, cultural, religious, and ethnic diversities. The multicultural teacher is versed on the different cultures and customs...

Latest answer posted August 7, 2013 10:05 pm UTC

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