An Observational Study of Multicultural Education in Urban Elementary Schools
Presents an observational study of multicultural educational practices within 12 elementary schools in a major metropolitan area of the south central region of the United States. Reveals the use of the Multicultural Teaching Observation Instrument in measuring teacher support of students, classroom equity, and integration of students' culture within a multicultural education setting.
Seeing Schools Through New Lenses: A Qualitative Approach to Observing in Schools
This paper reports the development and evaluation of an observation guide that draws on qualitative techniques of participant observation and semistructured interviewing to help anyone interested in visiting and understanding schools to develop a ”big picture” profile quickly and efficiently. The guide reflects the philosophy of E.