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Date of Award


Culminating Project Type

Starred Paper



Degree Name

Curriculum and Instruction: M.S.


Teacher Development


School of Education

First Advisor

Martin Lo

Second Advisor

Anne Ittner

Third Advisor

Kristi Tamte

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Keywords and Subject Headings

Pedagogy, multicultural education, early childhood, culture, diversity, equity


The focus point of this study is intended to determine the dimensions of a multicultural approach to curriculum and instruction specifically in early childhood education. Additionally, throughout this study, the ways that technology has enhanced education are looked at and compared in relation to the recent advances and changes in education. Incorporating any of the dimensions of multiculturalism, or any fundamental ideas serve various benefits for students both inside the classroom and out. Implementing appropriate strategies prepares students to live and survive in a diverse world. We are able to do this by teaching them essential life skills, starting with their ‘experiences’ inside the classroom, which in reality are the culturally dense lessons we present to our students.



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