Teaching about multicultural food to multicultural students in a multicultural school
Mace. D. (2010). Teaching about multicultural food to multicultural students in a multicultural school, Geography 95: 80-87.
This article describes how the Food Stories website has been used with year 11 students. As well as motivating them, the site has helped to develop their understanding of cultural pluralism, integration and assimilation. The article describes how the students were able to draw on a variety of resources and their own experiences of food to make links between migration and multicultural societies.
Minority & Ethnic Groups ; Students ; Web Sites ; Health Services ; Cultural Identity ; Ethnic Foods ; Multiculturalism & Pluralism
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Food and lifestyle can reflect the extent of integration and the understanding that students have of other cultures. Taking food as the main topic facilitated the approach to topics related to migration and integration. It provided students with an awareness of the culture behind the food.
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