As Researchers of the article, “How Racially Diverse Schools and Classrooms Can Benefit All Students“ they reported that “students’ exposure to other students who are different from themselves and the novel ideas and challenges that such exposure brings leads to improve cognitive skills, including critical thinking and problem solving”. As this benefits the students mentally, this will also help the future see different viewpoints of the world and unite as one nation despite our differences. Instead of being narrow-minded, students will understand why view things differently, how we dress, and our
Chris McCandless made a lot of friends during his Alaskan Odyssey. Wayne Westerberg was one of the people who got really attached to Chris or as they all knew him, Alex. Westerberg had always job offers for McCandless; it was his own way of keeping an eye out for him. McCandless and Westerberg became close friends in a matter of days. Wayne always respecting his mysterious side with no questions really helped their friendship.
A common concept that is studied relating to this topic is how the model minority stereotype affects not only the Asian American race that models it, but also other races like African Americans who are negatively affected by this. How exactly do typical stereotypes of Asian American students and African American students have differing effects on their academic achievement? Through a thorough one year ethnographic study within Oakland Technical High School, I will be attempting to address this issue of the connection between stereotypes and the academic success. This is the key question that this study will focus on while investigating the inner workings of the high school (such as social relationships between students, the relationship between students and their teachers, the beliefs and thoughts of teachers about racial stereotypes (conscious and subconscious),
This revelation should also allow children to grow appreciating African Americans, not just from their color but from their historical path that has led them to strive to be crucial members of the society. The lack of African American studies in the society has denied students in Public Schools in North Carolina a chance to appreciate the need for acknowledging black history. In the process, this is expected to raise students who appreciate on another based on their background and history in a bid to eliminate racism in the
The Effects of Nonconformity At school, we are often pressured to join clubs and categorize ourselves in a certain level of a GPA. We define our self-worth in test scores and what peers think of us. We can lose our independent qualities and attributes that make us unique in the world. If we stop going with the flow, we can be true to ourselves. Nonconformity is powerful because it can achieve recognition that would otherwise be inaccessible, it prevents stagnation and promotes innovation, and it provides a voice for those who lack one.
The typical American classroom is becoming more diverse culturally, which warrants the need to be more educated about student differences. The educator has to be aware of students’ backgrounds, in order to help them grow as learners. Understanding different cultures ensures the ability to meet the students where they are to better educate them. Each learner is different, and it is helpful to know they best way to teach students from different races and cultures. By educating future teachers, exploring culturally diverse schools, and learning about racism and culture through museums, the teaching work force will be better equipped for educating all children, or Americans future.
Her son and my son are best friends and have been since a young age. She was also my friend before she became my supervisor. Whenever we are conversing during “business hours” we keep our discussion focused on work. After hours, we discuss our family, friends, and other topics that are personal. I perform my work requirements to the best of my ability and she always treats me like she would any other employee.
Bias and the Law relates to my goals as an educator because it will help me gain a better perspective on which people with disabilities and special education are viewed in society. It also helped me realize why people believe special education can be too costly, burdensome, and infective. It also taught me the biases towards people with disabilities still exists, and why it can be a civil rights issues. Cultural Attitudes relates to my goals as an educator because knowledge on a family cultural beliefs can help me work with students with disabilities and their families on an individualized education plan that best suits their needs. It also taught me that every culture views disabilities differently some view it positively others try to hide
Applying for a teaching certificate with false information or lying about meeting the requirements to renew the certificate can lead to a loss of teaching privileges. In addition to qualifications, I must practice ethical behaviour when it comes to reporting grades and handling assessments. Misrepresenting grades or altering student responses on assessments can lead to criminal charges and the loss of a job. In the school, is a teacher, I must collaborate with administrators, fellow teachers and other employees in order to provide a safe and positive learning experience for students. I must follow the direction of administrators, fellow teachers and other employees in order to provide a safe and positive learning experience for students.
ethnicity, socioeconomic, special programs – SpEd, ELL. - Leaders are held responsible for the results and often given some discretion how to resolve the campus issues or how to enhance/enrich the program; promotes leader buy-in and ownership of the problem Weaknesses of accountability to school organization leadership: - Some leaders take the pressure and pass it on negatively to the staff/students; a little pressure can be good but the leader must know when to push, when to encourage and so on in order to keep morale high and the goal attainable - Some leaders don’t know what to do with the data and are not confident enough to ask for help or guidance; thus, they either retreat or they “get out the whip” yet either way there is no direction or team work with the faculty; this is to the detriment of the faculty and students - The accountability system is now so complicated that the typical parent or taxpayer can’t understand it and all the nuances; this can cause a misperception of a school’s performance based on one sub-population that may not have done well because of a few