Multicultural education : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)
Our world is comprised of a multitude of cultures. In order to provide their students with the best possible education, schools in the United States must not only educate their students about the American culture, but of the numerous other cultures as well. Schools must provide their students the means to attain knowledge and appreciation of every culture in our world. It is a complicated task that many schools have chosen to undertake with multicultural education. This thesis project serves to explain and thus provide a conduit facilitating dialogue on and understanding of multicultural education. More specifically, it describes the definitions, characteristics, benefits, teaching approaches, guidelines and necessary steps to attain multicultural education.