Take a personal journey toward improving your cultural competence. This class will enable you to better understand the concept of White Privilege and its impact on education. You will also explore current issues of race and culture in American schools by selecting and reading a book from the bibliography. Possibilities include books like How to Teach Students who Don’t Look Like You, Courageous Conversations About Race, and Every Day Anti-Racism.
Coursework will offer teachers a better understanding of White Privilege, reveal common misconceptions about cultures, and explain ways for teachers to connect to students of diverse cultural backgrounds. Classroom application will involve a personal examination of how race and culture are impacting your school and classroom environment.
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Choose one book from the bibliography to complete assignment #3. Text price will vary but will be under $20.00.
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