Multicultural Education: Definition & Approaches


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Which of the following best defines multicultural education?

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1. Which of the following approaches to integrating multicultural education provides examples of the relevant contributions and heroic accomplishments of people from different races and cultures, without changing the lesson plan or goals of the unit being taught?

2. Which of the following approaches to integrating multicultural education seeks to change the attitudes about cultural differences by using a different curriculum, one that encourages students to view problems and concepts from the perspective of different cultures?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These learning tools will help you assess your knowledge of multicultural approaches to teaching. Some of the things you'll be quizzed on include the four different approaches to multicultural education and who identified these approaches.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • Definition of multicultural education
  • Approaches to integrating multicultural education
  • Tasks that will work in a multicultural classroom
  • Who identified the four different approaches to multicultural education
  • How multicultural education challenges discrimination

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on multicultural education
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about teaching in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding approaches to multicultural education
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to integrate multicultural education into a classroom or curriculum

Additional Learning

To learn more about this teaching strategy, review the corresponding lesson on Multicultural Education: Definition & Approaches. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define multicultural education
  • Learn about the four approaches to multicultural education
  • Discuss multicultural contributions to classroom materials
  • Learn about the transformation approach
  • Discuss the additive approach to curriculum
  • Discuss the use of social action
  • Explore ideas for multicultural integration