Cross-cultural immersion in China: Preparing pre-service elementary teachers to work with diverse student populations in the United States

@inproceedings{Zhao2009CrossculturalII,
  title={Cross-cultural immersion in China: Preparing pre-service elementary teachers to work with diverse student populations in the United States},
  author={Yali Zhao and Laura E. Meyers and Barbara Hill Meyers},
  year={2009}
}
Cross-cultural immersion experiences have been considered to be an effective way to prepare American pre-service teachers for culturally responsive pedagogical practices. The literature review shows few studies have investigated pre-service teachers' cross-cultural experiences in non-English speaking countries, specifically Asian countries. This qualitative study examined ten American elementary pre-service teachers' teaching and learning experiences in China. Five themes emerged from the data… CONTINUE READING

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