This article underscores the importance of teachers learning more about students’ cultures, providing six steps to help teachers understand these different cultures.Source:
Matthew Lynch, Education Week, July 18, 2016Description:
You probably already know that as an educator, you will be constantly challenged to examine your own cultural beliefs, values and biases. While you are in the process of doing this, you are also in the perfect position to start learning about other cultures.
Researchers have theorized that diverse cultures show common patterns of thought and behavior. If you want to explore these cognitive and behavioral patterns, you must be willing to spend some time reading about and observing the practices of various cultural groups that you will be dealing with in the classroom.
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