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Multicultural Education

The goal of multicultural education is to help students appreciate and recognize the accomplishments of cultures other than their own. The articles below offer ideas for creating a curriculum and a classroom environment that celebrate the wonderful diversity that is characteristic of American society in the 21st century.

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The Spirit of Día: Celebrating Cuentos Every Day

8 Tips to Protect ELLs from Bullying in Your Classroom and School

Choosing Children's Books: Cultural Relevance Rubric

My Life Is Normal, Too: Diversity in Children's Literature

Lessons Learned from Immigrant Families

Helping Haitian Students Cope with the Earthquake

Social and Emotional Needs of Middle and High School ELLs

Working with Community Organizations to Support ELL Students

Retrospective: Language Instruction in Native American Communities

How to Support ELL Students with Interrupted Formal Education (SIFEs)

How to Support Refugee Students in the ELL Classroom

From the Classroom: Working with Chinese ELLs

Culturally Relevant Books in the ELL Classroom

Culturally Responsive Instruction for Holiday and Religious Celebrations

Creating Culturally Responsive Classroom Environments