Infusing Multicultural Education into the Curriculum: Preparing Pre-Service Teachers to Address Homophobia in K-12 Schools

Joseph R. Jones

Abstract


This article discusses the role multicultural education can play in addressing homophobia in K-12 schools. The author explores the lack of multiculturalism courses in undergraduate teacher education programs. To address the lack of multiculturalism courses, three instructional activities are offered that faculty in teacher education programs can implement as effective methods for preparing pre-service teachers to address homophobia.


Keywords


homophobia, teacher education, curriculum, K-12 education, anti-prejudice

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18251/ijme.v17i3.934

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