Multicultural Education

Multicultural Education

Pedagogies of Resiliency and Hope in Response to the Criminalization of Latin@ Students

Acosta, C. (2013). Pedagogies of resiliency and hope in response to the criminalization of Latin@ students. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9(2), 63-71. Available at


Funds of (Difficult) Knowledge and the Affordances of Multimodality: The Case of Victor

Becker, A. (2014). Funds of (difficult) knowledge and the affordances of multimodality: The case of Victor. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 10(2), 17-33. Available at


Beyond Mirrors and Windows: A Critical Content Analysis of Latino Children’s Books

Braden, E. G., & Rodriguez, S. C. (2016). Beyond mirrors and windows: A critical content analysis of Latino children’s books. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 12(2), 56-83.


De/colonizing Preservice Teacher Education: Theatre of the Academic Absurd

Dénommé-Welch, S., & Montero, M. K. (2014). De/colonizing preservice teacher education: Theatre of the academic absurd. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 10(1), 136-165. Available at


The Trouble with Niceness: How a Preference for Pleasantry Sabotages Culturally Responsive Teacher Preparation

Bissonnette, J. D. (2016). The trouble with niceness: How a preference for pleasantry sabotages culturally responsive teacher preparation. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 12(2), 9-32. Available at


Invisibility: An Unintended Consequence of Standards, Tests, and Mandates

Elish-Piper, L., Matthews, M. W., & Risko, V. J. (2013). Invisibility: An unintended consequence of standards, tests, and mandates. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9(2), 4-23. Available at


“So, Like, What Now?”: Making Identity Visible for Pre-Service Teachers

Jimenez, L. M. (2014). “So, like, what now?”: Making identity visible for pre-service teachers. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 10(2), 68-86, Available at


Culture Learning in a Changed World: Student Perspectives

Kearney, E. (2008). Culture learning in a changed world: Student perspectives. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 4(1), 62-82. Available at


The Importance of Being Heard: Responses of One First Grade Class to the Representation of AAVE in Picture Books

McCreight, J. (2011). The importance of being heard: Responses of one first grade class to the representations of AAVE in picture books. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 7(1), 35-48. Available at


Activist Literacies: Validating Aboriginality Through Visual and Literary Identity Texts

Montero, M. K., Bice-Zaugg, C., Marsh, A. C. J., & Cummins, J. (2013). Activist literacies: Validating Aboriginality through visual and literary identity texts. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9(1), 73-94 Available at


Language, Literacy, and Culture: Aha! Moments in Personal and Sociopolitical Understanding

Nieto, S. (2013). Language, literacy, and culture: Aha! Moments in personal and sociopolitical understanding. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9(1), 8-20. Available at


Children’s Literature and Literacy: Diversity and Transformation

Varga-Dobai, K., & Wilson, A. A. (2008). Children’s literature and literacy: Diversity and transformation. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 4(2), 1-5. Available at


“We Gotta Change First”: Racial Literacy in a High School English Classroom

Vetter, A., & Hungerford-Kressor, H. (2014). “We gotta change first”: Racial literacy in a high school English classroom. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 10(1), 82-99. Available at


Interrupting Ideologies of Cultural Deficiency: Illustrating Curricular Benefits of Plurilingualism in a Kenyan Classroom

Wandera, D. B., & Farr, M. (2018). Interrupting ideologies of cultural deficiency: Illustrating curricular benefits of plurilingualism in a Kenyan classroom. Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 14(1), 1-27. Available at


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