According to Nieto and Bode
(2008), “Becoming a multicultural teacher …means first becoming a
multicultural person” (p. 392). Throughout this course, we will discover
ways to create multicultural learning environments that are responsive
to the needs of children and their families. The first step is to
examine our own beliefs about multicultural education. For this
assignment, you will:
- Describe your current beliefs
about multicultural education (i.e., how you define it). Complete this
step before reading the article and the other source you choose.
- Create your own multicultural education philosophy statement after reading the Multicultural education article and at least one other scholarly source of your choice.
- Discuss two to three specific ways to incorporate your philosophy into a multicultural classroom.
two to three obstacles you might encounter when creating a
multicultural learning environment and include ways to address these
For this assignment, you will create a multimedia presentation using NewHive,
or PowerPoint. If you choose to use NewHive, start by creating a free
account. Your multimedia presentation should thoroughly address each of
the four points above and your information should be presented in a
clear, creative, and visually appealing way. Also, be sure to include
references that are formatted according to APA style as outlined in the
Ashford Writing Center.