54 minutes | Dec 16, 2020

Multiculturalism in the Classroom with Dr. Rahat Zaidi

Jamie talks with Dr. Rahat Zaidi, an Associate Professor in Second Language Pedagogy at the Werklund School of Education, University of Calgary about diversity in culture, language, and backgrounds in Canadian classrooms. She shares resources and strategies for teachers to acknowledge and honour diversity without having to be a language or cultural expert.Additional ResourcesLiving Together: Muslims in a Changing WorldMcIntosh, P. (1989). White privilege: Unpacking the invisible knapsack. Peace and Freedom (p. 10-12).Zaidi, R. (2017). Anti-Islamophobic curriculums (1st ed.). Peter Lang Publications. ISBN 1433142562, 9781433142567Zaidi, R. & El Chaar, E. (2020). Identity texts: an intervention to internationalise the classroom. Pedagogies: An International Journal. DOI: 10.1080/1554480X.2020.1860060Zaidi R. (2020). Dual language books: Enhancing engagement and language awareness. Journal of Literacy Research. First published July 16, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1177%2F1086296X20939559Zaidi, R. (2019). Islamophobia and education. In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Oxford University Press. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.231
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