Multicultural Education And The Early Childhood Education

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Abstract
Multicultural education should be made to become an important component in the early childhood education. We live in a country which is culturally diverse. The cultural, racial and ethnic composition of preschools in the United States is becoming very diverse. Because of this diversity multicultural education needs to be implemented within early childhood education. Early childhood educators need to be educated in my academy in order for them to be able to foster the children’s knowledge and to be aware of their cultural differences. The reason of this case study is see how we can educate our preschool teacher’s to be able to understand and implement multicultural education in their classrooms. “The implementation of multicultural education requires teachers to examine their own values, knowledge, and teaching practices about diversity to avoid biased multicultural education.” (Brown & Marchant, 2002). Multicultural education should be made to become an important component in the early childhood education. The present day trend in demography in a large number of countries is among the increasing heterogeneity that leads to having cultural conflicts and tensions. People across the world should accept the fact that there is need for them to co-exist in unity and harmony. This can only be realized if there is genuine acceptance and respect for differences. The focus of this case study is to look at implementing multicultural
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