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Internet Sites:

• Multicultural Education
From the NCREL Pathways to School Improvement research series; includes links to several full text scholarly articles.

• The National Council for the Social Studies Curriculum Guidelines for Multicultural Education
Prepared by the NCSS Task Force on Ethnic Studies Curriculum Guidelines.  Adopted by NCSS Board of Directors, 1976, revised 1991.

• Teaching Tolerance
“Teaching Tolerance supports the efforts of K-12 teachers and other educators to promote respect for differences and appreciation of diversity.” Includes resources for parents, teachers, and kids.

• Teaching Students to Recognize and Counter Discrimination
A collection of online resources compiled by the Educators for Social Responsibility.

• Multicultural Education
From New Horizons for Learning, a collection of resources with information on meeting student needs in a culturally diverse learning environment.

• Multicultural Pavilion–University of Virginia
The University of Virginia’s Multicultural Pavilion’s mission is to provide a resource for educators interested in Multicultural Issues.

• Looking at Ourselves & Others Teachers Guide
A publication of the Peace Corps World Wise Schools that introduces students to the concepts of perspective, culture, & cross-cultural relations.  The guide is designed to help students recognize & appreciate differences in perception among individuals & cultures, define culture & recognize its role in developing perceptions of ourselves & others, challenge assumptions, promote cross-cultural awareness, & provide opportunities to practice the behaviors that make cross-cultural communication possible.

Online Communities:

• Multicultural Pavilion
The purpose of MCPavilion is to facilitate dialogue and the exchange of resources among educators, students, and activists dedicated to a multicultural approach to education.
To subscribe, send a message to majordomo@virginia.edu including only the following:
subscribe mcpavilion your@email.address
Or, use the subscription form at: http://curry.edschool.virginia.edu/centers/multicultural/issues.html

• National Association for Multicultural Education
NAME-MCE provides a forum to discuss multicultural education, share resources, post job openings, announce conferences or other events, and ask questions of educators and activists around the world.
To subscribe, send an email message to listserv@listserv.umd.edu with the subject line blank and the following in the BODY of the message:
subscribe NAME-MCE first_name last_name


• National Association for Multicultural Education
733 Fifteenth Street, NW
Suite 430
Washington, DC 20005
Tel: 202-628-6263
Fax: 202-628-6264
Email: name@nameorg.org