 Classrooms today are becoming more and
more culturally diverse!
 Teachers need to be aware that what they do
and say ca...
Become familiar with the cultures of the students
that you teach.
Take an interest in learning the native language of
your students.
Communicate with parents and invite them to
school.
Encourage them to use and respect their home
language.
Create assignments that include culture and
language.
Read aloud stories that focus on other cultures
and points of view.
Share your culture with students.
The contents of this presentation were gathered
from years of teaching experience and
numerous workshops and courses focus...
How can i be culturally aware
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How can i be culturally aware

  1. 1.  Classrooms today are becoming more and more culturally diverse!  Teachers need to be aware that what they do and say can greatly impact a child and their family.  The following tips can help you create an atmosphere of learning and cultural respect.
  2. 2. Become familiar with the cultures of the students that you teach.
  3. 3. Take an interest in learning the native language of your students.
  4. 4. Communicate with parents and invite them to school.
  5. 5. Encourage them to use and respect their home language.
  6. 6. Create assignments that include culture and language.
  7. 7. Read aloud stories that focus on other cultures and points of view.
  8. 8. Share your culture with students.
  9. 9. The contents of this presentation were gathered from years of teaching experience and numerous workshops and courses focused on teaching diverse learners. I take no credit for originating these ideas or techniques. All images used in this presentation are courtesy of - http://flickrcc.bluemountains.net/flickrCC/in dex.php

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