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 misconceptions will be addressed individually.
1) People who share language also share a common culture. This is not true. Teachers can illustrate this misconception by using the United States as a model. Although the majority of Americans speak English, they do not necessarily share the same culture (think African Americans and...
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