Examples Of Teaching Diversity

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A Diverse World Who remembers being in class and the teacher saying, “find a partner” or “get in a group of four to five people” many kids would be exited because they would get to work with their friends, but there would always be one kid who could not find a partner. In today’s society we tend to gravitate towards those people who we look up to. At times we even start acting like them, by doing so, we do not take the opportunity to get to know other people who could be considered: nerdy, loser, ugly, or other characteristics we view as negative because it may be different than what we are used to. By teaching diversity and emphasizing it we would be able to break up cliques, give students the opportunity to get to know all of their classmates …show more content…
In the article, “How Important is Cultural Diversity at Your School?” by GreatSchools Staff mentions that “Students who attend schools with a diverse population can develop an understanding of the perspectives of children from different backgrounds and learn to function in a multicultural, multiethnic environment” (Greatschools) this is a great example of how children who attend diverse schools tend to respect and learn to work with other kids that are not the same race or the from their cliques. When the kids grow up and go to a University or get a job they will have to know how to work with others. Not only will this help the kids in their future and help them become successful, but many jobs expect for the applicant to have the skill of working with …show more content…
This can help the students because little by little they will begin to open up and start participating more in class because they will feel more comfortable with their classmates. “Many researchers believe that there is a connection between children’s failure in school and those who teach them. These research findings suggest that these teachers lack the requisite background knowledge, skills, and dispositions to effectively teach children from socio-linguistically diverse backgrounds due to their limited cultural knowledge and exposure to issues of diversity” is mentioned by Miranda Lin and Bates in “Home Visits: How Do They Affect Teachers’ Beliefs about Teaching and Diversity?” demonstrates that many students may struggle or even fail the class because the teachers do not know much about diversity and are not emphasizing it as much as they should. Kids learn things quick and if schools focus on teaching them to work with others and treating everyone the same at an early age they will only improve the older they

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