A problem with multicultural education is that people tend to simplify. It is a complex and multidimensional concept (Banks, 1993). James A. Banks, a professor and Director of the Center for Multicultural Education at the University of Washington, uses the following five dimensions to describe the field 's major components: 1) content integration, 2) the knowledge construction process, 3) prejudice reduction, 4) an equity pedagogy, and 5) an empowering school culture and social structure (Banks, 1993). Content integration deals with teachers and how they use information from different cultures to explain key concepts and theories for a certain subject (Banks, 1993). This aspect of multicultural education is mostly taught in schools today, and for this reason teachers in the subjects of biology, physics, and mathematics think that multicultural education is irrelevant to them (Banks, 1993). Teachers from these subjects do not regard multicultural education as important to them because this aspect is being taught
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