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Multicultural Education Chapter 12: Standard Based Planning and Teaching in a Multicultural Class
Multicultural
Education
Chapter 12:
Standard Based Planning and
Teaching in a Multicultural Class
Warm-up: Standard Based Planning and Teaching  Do you think that students are more concerned with
Warm-up: Standard Based Planning and Teaching
 Do you think that students are more
concerned with getting a good grade,
rather than focusing on learning the
content?
 As a student yourself which is more
important to you?
Student Learning Outcomes Students will:  Define Banks’s four levels of Multicultural Education.  Explain the
Student Learning Outcomes
Students will:
 Define Banks’s four levels of Multicultural
Education.
 Explain the 7 step plan and important
elements needed in each section to plan a
multicultural lesson.
 Define social action objective, and be able
too articulate an example for a given lesson.
The Standards Movement & Multicultural Education  The American Educational setting has seen a major push
The Standards Movement &
Multicultural
Education
 The American Educational setting has seen
a major push towards standards based
instruction.
◦ Fast tracked by the “No Child Left Behind” Act of
2001, this has changed the educational culture in
America. P.199
 There has been a tension between the
Standards Movement and Multicultural
Education.
◦ Standards Movement
 Seen as “fundamentally concerned about equity
($$$$).
The Standard Based instruction  Can be defined as instructional practices that anchor on a state-approved
The Standard Based
instruction
 Can be defined as instructional practices that
anchor on a state-approved guide, which outlines
essential learning and curriculum content for
every grade level from k-12.
 Suggests a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching.
 Resistances against standardized tests
1.
Tests are inaccurate measures if learning
2.
Turns real learning and instruction into test
preparation.
 Though standards set clear goals for learning.
Multicultural Education  James Banks’s 4 levels of multicultural education (Learn about James Banks on p93)
Multicultural Education
 James Banks’s 4 levels of multicultural education
(Learn about James Banks on p93)
1.
Contributions Approach, deals with heroes, holidays,
and discrete cultural elements.
2.
Additive approach, teachers add content, concepts,
themes, and perspectives that are multicultural without
changing the structure of the main curriculum.
3.
Transformation Approach, the structure of the
curriculum is changed to enable students to view
concepts, issues, events, and themes from the
perspectives of diverse ethnic and cultural groups.
4.
Social Approach, students make decisions based on
important social issues and take actions to solve them.
Lesson Planning for the Multicultural Classroom  Lesson planning in a multicultural classroom needs to depart
Lesson Planning for the Multicultural
Classroom
 Lesson planning in a multicultural classroom needs to
depart from the exclusively traditional subject matter focus
to a broader view of the need of the classroom community.
 7 step plan to lesson planning.
1.
Goals and Objectives
2.
Materials needed
3.
Anticipatory Set or Entry
4.
Instructional Output
5.
Guided Practice
6.
Independent Practice
7.
Assessment and Evaluation
1.
Lesson Extension
 Example on page 210
Activity: Case Study or Create a Lesson Plan  Case Study : Review Questions ◦ ◦
Activity: Case Study or Create a
Lesson
Plan
 Case Study : Review Questions
Group 1- 1 & 2
Group 2- 3 & 4
 Multicultural Lesson Plan with a “hands-on”
activity on a subject of your choice.
◦ 2 Objectives
◦ Materials for your activity
◦ Anticipatory
◦ Instructional Output – what your going to teach,
and what the students will learn.
◦ Activity
◦ Evaluation (optional)
Student Learning Outcomes (Eval) Students will:  Define Banks’s four levels of Multicultural Education.  Explain
Student Learning Outcomes (Eval)
Students will:
 Define Banks’s four levels of Multicultural
Education.
 Explain the 7 step plan and important
elements needed in each section to plan a
multicultural lesson.
 Define social action objective, and be able
too articulate an example for a given lesson.
 Create a social action project as a
culminating activity for a multicultural
lesson plan
Evaluation  Four Levels of Multicultural Education pg 201- 203 ◦ Contributions approach ◦ Additive approach
Evaluation
 Four Levels of Multicultural Education pg 201-
203
◦ Contributions approach
◦ Additive approach
◦ Transformation approach
◦ Social Action approach
 7 lessoning plan steps pg204
1.
Goals and Objectives
2.
Materials needed
3.
Anticipatory Set or Entry
4.
Instructional Output
5.
Guided Practice
6.
Independent Practice
7.
Assessment and Evaluation