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  1. 1. Faculty Meeting AgendaOpening Remarks.........RossCultural Diversity......RossClassroom Lists.........CurryStandards/Word Wall.....CurryMaster Schedule.........TranClinic Procedures.......RehmannComments & Questions....FacultyClosing Remarks.........Ross
  2. 2. Cultural Diversity What is our response?
  3. 3. What is cultural diversity?Culture [kuhl-cher]: a particular form or stage ofcivilization, as that of a certain nation or period;the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of aparticular, social, ethnic, or age group.Diversity [dih-vur-si-tee]: the state or fact of beingdiverse; difference; unlikeness; variety; multiformity.Cultural Diversity: the cultural variety and culturaldifferences that exist in the world, a society, or aninstitution; the inclusion of diverse people in a groupor organization.(source: www.dictionary.reference.com)
  4. 4. localized cultural diversity
  5. 5. international cultural diversity
  6. 6. How does this relate to education?
  7. 7. New Teachers and Diversity76% of new teachers saidthat diversity was coveredin their collegiatecoursework.39% said the training helped“a lot” with 52% saying itonly helped “a little”.No other factor in thisstudy showed such a largedisparity between trainingand its effectiveness.(source: Teaching in Changing Times)
  8. 8. Family FrustrationsEnglish acquisition is secondary tosocial context and cultural value asit relates to academic achievement.(source:www.ncrel.org)
  9. 9. Multicultural EducationUnderlying goal is to impact social change. Arriving at this goalinvolved three stands: Transformation of self (How does my socialization and biases inform my and in turn impact the educational experience of my students?) Transformation of schools and schooling (Student-centered pedagogy, multicultural curriculum, inclusive educational media and materials, supportive school and classroom climate, continual evaluation and assessment) Transformation of society (long-range goal of transforming society to apply and maintain social justice and equity). (source: EdChange.org)
  10. 10. Classroom Managementand Diverse Classrooms Both are repeatedly named as high areas of concern for all teachers. “Culturally responsive classroom managers possess a mind-set to conceive and implement a set of responsive practices...” There is no magical set of practices or strategies that can be directly asserted. (source: Urban Education)
  11. 11. Paradigm Shiftignorance ...to... awarenesstolerance ...to... sensitivityaggression ...to... celebration rhetoric ...to... practice
  12. 12. What [it] is nota program or initiativea standarda box to fill on your lesson planschecklist itemdata that needs to be measured
  13. 13. What [it] isour paradigm shiftmeeting our students where they area thread woven into the fabric of theeducational system we offerposturing ourselves for action
  14. 14. Sankofa “Go back to the past in order to build for the future.” (source:www.nameorg.org) ................................................... A cultural change that does not forgetwhere it has come from, but embraces the knowledge and action of where it is going.
  15. 15. What’s next?Content literacy (ELL Department)Available resources (AssistantPrincipals)Cultural sensitivity & constructivedialogue on conflict (Counselors)Community buy-in (Cultural AwarenessCommittee)
  16. 16. References Rochkind, J., Ott, A., Immerwahr, J., Doble, J., & Johnson, J. (2008). Lessons learned: new teachers talk about their jobs, challenges, and long range plans (Issue No. 3). Retrieved from National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality and Public Agenda website: www.publicagenda.org.Milner, H.R. & Tenore, F. B. (2010). Classroom management in diverse classrooms. Urban Education, 45(5), 560-603. Retrieved from http://uex.sagepub.com/content/45/5/560Bowman, B.T. (1994). Cultural diversity and academic performance. Urban Education Monograph Series. Retrieved from www.ncrel.orgGorski, P.C. (2010). The challenge of defining multicultural education. EdChange project. Retrieved from www.edchange.org/multicultural.initial.htmlSells, R.D. (2012). Advancing and advocating for social justice and equity. National Association for Multicultural Education. Retrieved. fromwww.nameorg.org.apa. (n.d.). The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. Retrieved June 14, 2012, from Dictionary.comwebsite: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/apa
  17. 17. Faculty Meeting AgendaOpening Remarks.........RossCultural Diversity......RossClassroom Lists.........CurryStandards/Word Wall.....CurryMaster Schedule.........TranClinic Procedures.......RehmannComments & Questions....FacultyClosing Remarks.........Ross

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