This module is a revision of 'teachers at the loom: weaving together culture, family, and instruction for culturally and linguistically diverse exceptional students' major support provided by our founding partner, the american federation of teachers, afl-cio. Diversity, what a concept in the effort to seek cultural competence and equity in faculty ranks, the academic senate's equity and diversity action committee (edac) has compiled various screening questions concerning diversity for your consideration. Creating inclusive, respectful classrooms is an ongoing effort, and working for social justice is a life-long endeavor (see dos and don'ts with special diversity events ) to prepare for successfully raising issues of diversity and bias in the classroom, teachers should attempt to make the following practices an integral part of their daily. Julia thompson, a practicing teacher for more than 35 years, considers what it means to have a culturally responsive classroom and the steps necessary to create one.
The cultural competence committee will oversee the organization's self-assessment process while also creating the demographic profile of the organization's community, developing a cultural competence plan, and formulating and monitoring procedures that evaluate the implementation and effectiveness of the organization's plan in developing. Diversity can be defined as people coming together from different races, nationalities, religions and sexes to form a group, organization or community. A diverse workplace might ultimately create better results, a new study suggests the study, detailed by npr, looks at the work of scientific researchers and finds that papers written by.
Building blocks: the first steps of creating a multicultural classroom by larri fish of siena college discovering diversity takes creativity, extra effort, diligence, and courage on the teacher's part. We intend this document to provide teachers and teacher educators with a philosophical and practical base for developing literacy classrooms that meet the needs of linguistically and culturally diverse learners. The early childhood program that is culturally sensitive will build the self-confidence of its children by integrating the cultures of all the children into learning experiences the first ingredient for a successful multicultural program is the classroom teacher's knowledge of diverse cultures.
An appreciation of cultural diversity goes hand-in-hand with a just and equitable society for example, research has shown that when students' cultures are understood and appreciated by teachers, the students do better in school. That students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds identified as needing special education services are more likely to be provided these services in more restrictive settings than their caucasian counterparts. View essay - creating a plan for a culturally diverse classroom 2 from eth 125 eth125 at university of phoenix running head: creating a plan for a culturally diverse classroom 1 creating a plan for.
3 cultural diversity training & education in the workplace 4 develop a diversity training program as the us grows more diverse, organizations of all types are finding it important to also. However, creating a culturally effective organization requires attention to all aspects of diversity, including age, gender and sexuality, physical and mental disabilities, religion, etc 3. Culturally responsive classrooms incorporate lessons responsive to student diversity these classrooms are communities that enable students to make connections between home and school the teacher maintains positive relationships with the students and families. Creating a plan for a culturally diverse classroom marie charette aed 204 march 3, 2013 dr damara richens in order to work effectively with student of different origins a teacher must be confident and comfortable with their own heritage. - this essay will focus on outlining the fundamental principles of cultural diversity and how effective nursing interventions are used when providing an adequate amount of care for an individual from a culturally diverse background and how this may collide with the nursing therapeutic engagement.
Diversity is also the common issue in the workforce environment, in some companies employees often get discriminated or misunderstood because of the diverse features so it is important for the companies to manage the diversity workforce to value best performance. Some job applicants think that writing a diversity statement that shows they actually care about diversity and equity may be too political thus, they write a blasé statement about, for example, how they encourage students to come to class in pajamas if they feel comfortable. A cultural identity essay is a paper that you write exploring and explaining how your place of upbringing, ethnicity, religion, socio-economic status, and family dynamics among other factors created your identity as a person.
Aed 204 week 9 final project creating a plan for a culturally diverse resources: appendix a and all reading assignments for the course consider that each person in the education profession should continually add items to his or her professional portfolio to represent his or her educational philosophy and beliefs. Strategies for teaching culturally diverse students there are many school factors that affect the success of culturally diverse students the school's atmosphere and overall attitudes toward diversity, involvement of the community, and culturally responsive curriculum, to name a few. For the final project, create a plan for addressing the needs and issues in a multicultural classroom to add to your portfolio summarize your multicultural plan in a paper of 1,050 to 1,400 words, by addressing the following points: assumethat the cultural make up of your classroom includes at least five different ethnic and religious groups. Environments that provide opportunities to explore cultural diversity include baskets, pillows, jewelry made from a variety of materials, puppets, rugs, wall hangings, eating and cooking utensils, recordings of music in many languages and other objects that reflect the world's cultures.
A concept analysis of diversity - diversity has many definitions but only one true meaning this concept analysis is dedicated to exploring the broadened sense of diversity through active concepts with respect to term usage, and current literature research to support the understanding and relevance of the term itself. Create a plan that includes a comprehensive discussion of the issues covered in this course that are most applicable to your geographic area include a description of a plan for a culturally balanced bulletin board that could be used in your class to focus on either on a traditional western holiday or a multicultural celebration at your school. Integrating standards-based reform, including students with disabilities, and teaching more students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds combine to create the perfect educational storm.