Transformation Approach This approach is very different from the others already

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Transformation Approach This approach is very different from the others already discussed. It attempts at changing the basic assumptions carried by curriculum while enabling students to view issues and concepts from the ethnic perspectives attached in the minds of most of the students (Banks, 2015). In this case, it is not the heroes and contributions added to the list but rather frames of reference as well as content originating from different groups which help the students understand things like nature and development of the United States. Banks proposes that the approaches are mixed and blended in the classroom. As such, an approach like the contributions approach can be used as a vehicle into moving to the other approaches that require more intellectual investment. Banks (2015) advises teachers to move from low to higher ethnic content in a gradual and cumulative manner.
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Educational Equality for All Students 4 Research suggests that colorblind approach is not the way to go to fight racism rampant in the US classrooms. It is not an accidental phenomenon but instead as a result of a training that many people have gone through in the United States. Many of us were taught that we should not be talking about race and not even acknowledge the existence of race. In a way, colorblindness makes sense as race is an uncomfortable topic that can thicken the air with tension. Racial issues are riddled with controversy and stress (Garcia, 2018). Colorblindness is the racial ideology that attempts to eliminate racism and discrimination through the treatment of all people as being equal without considering their race, ethnicity, and culture (Kumpulainen & Lankinen, 2016). On the surface of it, colorblindness may look and feel like a good thing seeing as Martin Luther King called that people are judged not on the color of their skin but rather on their character. Colorblindness tries to see the commonalities that exist among people such as humanity. However, the discussion here in discusses why I argue that colorblindness is not enough concept to use to heal racial wounds both in the classroom and outside of the classroom in the community. It is only half measure, and, in the end, it operates as a form of racism (Garcia, 2018). One of the reasons why colorblindness is not the solution is because it narrows the narrows the understanding of the student’s world while leading to a disconnection (Garcia, 2018). Colorblindness is about completely ignoring the question of racism. As such, the students who are not disadvantaged suffer from the narrowed worldview. Avoiding race leads to having a skewed view of the world. In order to shun racism, the kids must understand what is and to understand what it is, it must be presented in multiple points of view. Therefore, colorblindness does away with a significant way of tacking it.
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Educational Equality for All Students 5 A second reason is because colorblindness invalidates racist experiences. Color blindness
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