Multicultural education

Multicultural education is education that addresses the teaching pedagogy and learning styles of students from various world cultures. It specifically addresses and respects the similarities and differences among students and incorporates these within the general or special education classroom on a daily basis.

News items related to the topic: Multicultural education

TN Disability Pathfinder offers videos en espanol for Spanish-speaking families
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder's Multicultural Outreach Program created 15-minute videos in Spanish outlining services available to individuals with disabilities and their families.

Tennessee Disability Pathfinder partners with Hispanic Family Foundation to provide hands-on community service
Tennessee Disability Pathfinder’s Multicultural Outreach team has partnered with the Hispanic Family Foundation (HFF) to provide face-to-face assistance to Nashvillians in the Spanish-speaking community.

Multicultural Alliance on Disability training stresses value of cultural competence
Helping agency staff to better understand and address cultural and linguistic barriers that arise in our increasingly diverse communities was the focus of training led by staff of the VKC UCEDD Multicultural Outreach Program part of Tennessee Disability Pathfinder.

McMillan shares inclusive TN higher education information with HBCU Summit
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center UCEDD co-director Elise McMillan, J.D., presented information on Tennessee’s Inclusive Higher Education Alliance to representatives from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) during the 2017 HBCU Summit on Transition and Postsecondary Programs for Students with Intellectual Disabilities, November 14.

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