Diversity study circles in teacher education practice: An experiential learning project

Jan. 17, 2008

Source: Teaching and Teacher Education, Volume 24, Issue 1, January 2008, Pages 216-224

This paper addresses the dilemma of trying to prepare primarily white preservice teachers for educational arenas in which they will interface with students of colour and many who are socially disadvantaged.

This paper describes how diversity study circles can be integrated as integral to education that is multicultural in the development of preservice teachers’ critical self-reflection as a bridge to developing a critical lens for classroom practice and a democratic society.

Updated: Feb. 05, 2008