Welcome to the SAGE companion site for Becoming a Multicultural EducatorFourth Edition!

Becoming a Multicultural Educator: Developing Awareness, Gaining Skills, and Taking Action focuses on the development and application of research-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment strategies for multicultural education in PK–12 classrooms. This text answers the growing need to prepare teachers to work with diverse populations of students in a way that is not just theoretical, but readily applicable.

Award-winning authors William A. Howe and Penelope L. Lisi balance theory and research via numerous exercises, reflective experiences, and lesson plans designed to heighten readers’ cultural awareness, knowledge base, and skill set. The fully updated Fourth Edition is packed with new activities and exercises to illustrate concepts along with new topics, case studies, and interviews. Additional sections tackle current topics in multicultural education, including the disparate effects of COVID, the Black Lives Matter movement, and the benefits of classroom diversity.

With the support of this practical and highly readable book, readers will be prepared to teach in culturally responsive ways, develop a critical understanding of culture and its powerful influence on teaching and learning, and feel empowered to confront and address timely issues.

This site features an array of free resources you can access anytime, anywhere.


We gratefully acknowledge William A. Howe and Penelope L. Lisi for writing an excellent text and creating the materials on this site.


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