Multicultural Education: Characteristics and Appropriateness for Early Childhood Education Following the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, a wave of enthusiasm swept education and the country over the prospects and value of multicultural education (Batra, 2004, p. 1). And over the years, multicultural education has begun to make its mark in early childhood education. Accordingly, the following report provides a discussion about multicultural education. The basic characteristics and areas of focus are presented. Based on these findings, analysis is provided concerning the appropriateness of multicultural education for early childhood education with qualification based on specific strategies and techniques for employing...The end:
.....social skills and communication skills. In the final comment on the subject, what could be better for the early childhood education environment than multicultural education? Children at this stage of development are open and receptive to learning and new socialization experiences. And multicultural education provides excellent opportunities to support a wide range of educational objectives ranging from the development of basic skills to social and cultural awareness. All of these things translate to success in school and in life. Multicultural education is a great fit for the early childhood education setting. REFERENCES Batra, P. (2004). Multicultural Education. Mittal Publications. Coon, D. (2009). Psychology: A Journey. Cengage Learning.