The U.S. Census and Multicultural America: A Lesson Plan
Coursework / EAD850

The U.S. Census and Multicultural America: A Lesson Plan

The U.S. Census, American Community Survey, and Multicultural America Introduction First conducted in 1790, the United States Census is foundational to American democracy.  At its core, the US Census is an enumeration of the population of the United States and of each state in the union.  Like American democracy, the Census has changed over time.  … Continue reading

Recycled Expectations, Survival and Success
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Recycled Expectations, Survival and Success

Is There Hope for the Hopeless? History repeats itself.  Not always in quite the same way, but history repeats itself, usually for the very same reasons.  Conventional wisdom would tell us that learning from history would prevent its return–implying that the difficulties, prejudices, and atrocities of our past will be eliminated from our future, while … Continue reading

Complexities & Contradictions
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Complexities & Contradictions

A Critical Analysis of Julie Landsman’s A White Teacher Talks About Race Introduction Julie Landsman’s A White Teacher Talks About Race (2009) illustrates many of the complexities and contradictions in multicultural education.  Taking readers through a day of teaching, Landsman reflects on the myriad interconnected challenges that face us all as students, teachers, parents, administrators, … Continue reading