Multicultural Awareness Curriculum

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Multicultural Awareness Curriculum Issues
Feelings about the Letter Ethnic and cultural differences in the educational field have brought controversy, from its denial until its rating as an educational resource (Chin, 2013). When talking about cultural differences in education is defined as a conceptual and value system that includes the beliefs and expectations, patterns, routines, behaviors and habits created and maintained by a group and that are used and modified by that group. Grouped and regulate relations between people, things and nature (Banks, 2006). It is necessary to survive as a group and facilitate communication knowledge in order to better collaborate as community and create a healthier environment surround our children. Multicultural
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population, the need for multicultural education is even more relevant. Today, the United States is experiencing its greatest immigration levels since the early twentieth century (Suárez-Orozco et al., 2005). Multicultural education serves to address such diversity. Its primary goals are to promote justice, equity, and respect for all by teaching students the attitudes, knowledge, and skills necessary to participate in multiple cultures within their community, the nation, and the globe (Banks, 2006). National mandates for inclusion of multicultural components in art education curricula are now in place in the United States (Banks, 2006). The teacher must ensure that people of all cultures are fairly represented, people from different cultural groups and people with disabilities, to ensure that the historical information is accurate and not discriminatory, that the materials do not include papers or stereotyped language, and to embrace and promote diversity with the school community. (ISLLC 2008: 5C; ELCC…show more content…
A social re-constructionist approach to multicultural education (Banks, 2006). Racism is learned and is related to the fact that power is distributed in our societies unevenly. Antiracist education represents a change in that, going from a concern for cultural differences to a focus on how these differences are used to hold and increase this inequality. According to Banks (2006), among its central ideas is that the racism is the main cause of educational problems (non-white) ethnic minority groups, and that schools can and should play a crucial role in the elimination of personal and institutional racism as it is dynamic and changing where learning is the primary objective (Ford, 2014). In this letter is perceived the prejudice that this parent has among other cultures, but more against the Mexican community. It will be really beneficial to speak to this parent and see if in reality is the plan festivity or the poor acceptance of this
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