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Common Beliefs Log Reflection and Diversity Activity Log Holley Stejskal Walden University Dr. Fannie Haughton Enhancing Learning for Diverse Populations – EDUC 6616j April 8, 2019
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Reflecting on Diversity Activity Log Module 2: Race, Ethnicity, Culture, and Learning To Complete Activity Results Personal Reflection 1. Rate items 1, 3, 4, 9, 12, and 13 from the Common Beliefs Survey and record your initial thoughts for each in the Activity Results column. 2. Review the background information for each item in the Common Beliefs document and record in the Activity Results column whether your opinion on Common Belief #1: I don’t think of my students in terms of their race or ethnicity. I am color blind when it comes to my teaching. Initial Rating: My initial rating was (1) strongly disagree. I feel everyone is different and as individuals we need to embrace and accept differences such as I feel it is crucial to acknowledge individual cultures and traditions with an open mind. The term interculturality refers to the process of accepting differences, respecting personal values and different cultures. According to Eftimie, “it is essential to promote the cultural differences, resulting in supporting children and their learning environments resulting in the sense of security (2016). The more students display an understanding for each other, the quicker they will value each other ‘s differences when students have a feeling of acceptance their sense of
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each changed after reading the background information. 3. Select 1-2 Questions to Consider from the Common Beliefs document to answer for each item. Conduct your own research on the topic and identify 1-2 peer- reviewed resources to reference in your response. 4. Compose a cohesive answer to your selected questions which includes citations from your peer-reviewed resources, and specific reference to your own classroom and/or the underserved population you identified in your Module 1 Assignment. Record your answer in the Personal Reflection column. cultures, languages, different traditions, and ways of life. My personal opinion is everyone is capable of accepting individual differences by remaining unbiased while recognizes personal differences. Post Rating: My post rating is (1) strongly disagree. I feel it is crucial for teachers to accept student differences and beliefs with an understanding of those makes the individual. We should never discriminate instead of recognizing different cultures. Questions to Consider: 2. Why is it important to incorporate their identities into the curriculum? 3. What happens when teachers don’t validate their students’ racial and ethnic identities? Common Belief #3: Teachers must adapt their instructional practices with distinctive cultures including African Americans, Latino, Asian, and Native American students.
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