Crossing Borders: Multicultural Literature in the Classroom Deborah Dietrich, Kathleen S. Ralph, The Journal of Educational Issue of Language Minority Students, V. 15, Winter 1995. Boise State University. By the year 2020, one of every two students in the United States will be a person of color (Banks, 1991). Education must reflect this change by creating classrooms that encourage students of all ethnic and cultural groups to develop their talents to the fullest."
A Rationale for Hispanic Representation in Instructional Material Angela L. Carrasquillo, The Journal of Educational Issues of Language Minority Students, v14 p. 115-126, Winter 1994. This article addresses the need for increased and more appropriate Hispanic representation in instructional materials. To date, Hispanics have generally been excluded or misrepresented in the school curriculum, especially in
materials used for instructional purposes."
The Teaching of Culture in Bilingual Education Programs: Moving Beyond the Basics Gladys I. Cruz, Paola R. Bonissone, Suzanne J. Baff
New York State Association for Bilingual Education Journal v10 p1-5, Summer 1995. "This article reviews the often hidden component of culture and its importance to successful instruction in bilingual education. Bilingual programs must go beyond the cultural basics, including first and second cultures, if students are to develop bicultural proficiencies and so set the stage for participation in our multi-cultural society."