Understanding Multicultural Education: Equity for All Students brings the goals, ideas, theories, principles, and practices of multicultural education together in their most accessible form. The book is organized using the analogy of a house to make complex ideas understandable. It aims to move the ideals of multicultural education from the academic realm to the public.
Francisco Rios, Ph. D., is a professor in the Educational Studies Department at the College of Education at the University of Wyoming (UW). He is the senior associate editor of Multicultural Perspectives, the Journal of the National Association for Multicultural Education and serves as the founding director of the University of Wyoming's Social Justice Research Center. Christine Rogers Stanton, Ph.D., has worked as a language arts teacher, instructional facilitator, and field experience supervisor in K-16 classrooms across a variety of disciplines in urban, rural, and reservation settings. She teaches courses for the Department of Education at Montana State University.
Chapter 1 Forward Chapter 2 Acknowledgements Chapter 3 Preface Chapter 4 Chapter 1 - Introduction Chapter 5 Chapter 2 - The Town: The Broader Context of Multicultural Education Chapter 6 Chapter 3 - The Streets and Paths: Principles of Multicultural Education Chapter 7 Chapter 4 - The Walls: Multicultural Education to Combat Oppression and Resistance Chapter 8 Chapter 5 - Room for Living: Conversation, Connection, and Collaboration Chapter 9 Chapter 6 - The Kitchen: The Myths and Misconceptions of Multicultural Education Chapter 10 Chapter 7 - The Rooftop: Promising Practices and Future Directions Chapter 11 Chapter 8 - The Tool Shed: Resources to Extend Your Knowledge Chapter 12 References