Cultural Diversity and Classroom Learning
Use resources from the required readings or the GCU Library to create a 10â€15 slide digital presentation to be shown to your colleagues informing them of specific cultural norms and sociocultural influences affecting student learning at your school.
Choose a culture to research. State the country or countries of origin of your chosen culture and your reason for selecting it.
Include sociocultural influences on learning such as:
- Cultural Norms
- Gender Differences
- Home Discipline
- Native Language
Include presenterâ€™s notes, a title slide, inâ€text citations, and a reference slide that contains three to five sources from the required readings or the GCU Library.
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Read â€œExamples of Current Issues in the Multicultural Classroom,â€ by Alsubaie, from Journal of Education and Practice (2015).
Watch â€œESL Struggles and Strategies,â€ located on YouTube.
Read â€œHow I Use Multicultural Education to Impact Student Learning and Develop Critical Thinking Skills,â€ by Moreno, from Multicultural Perspectives (2015).
Read â€œEnhancing Cross-Cultural Competence in Multicultural Teacher Education: Transformation in Global Learning,â€ by Seeberg and Minick, from International Journal of Multicultural Education (2012).
Read â€œUnmasking the Myths of Structured English Immersion: Why We Still Need Bilingual Educators, Native Language Instruction, and Incorporation of Home Culture,â€ by Adams and Jones, from The Radical Teacher (2006).