Exploration of the principles of multiculturalism. Examination of ways to evaluate curricular content, adapt instruction, interact with parents and guardians, and create a classroom environment that accommodates the needs of learners in a culturally pluralistic society.
- Examine diversity factors, in self and others, such as culture, ethnicity, race, class, gender, ability, religion, language, and sexual orientation.
- Analyze and explain how specific cultural experiences influence how one develops cultural competencies, skills, and prejudicial attitudes and beliefs.
- Apply and demonstrate knowledge of how to work effectively with students from diverse groups to the classroom setting.
- Develop and design a plan for helping students from mainstream groups gain cross-cultural knowledge, values, and competencies.
- Identify, select, and plan strategies for working with parents of multicultural children.
- Identify current critical public school issues concerning diversity and multiculturalism by discussing, analyzing, and presenting information.
- Analyze, synthesize, and present, both in writing and orally, personal experiences and research findings, utilizing appropriate technology.
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