Chapter01Glossary

Proficienciesknowledge skills or dispositions that

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Unformatted text preview: n society because of one’s socioeconomic status, race, native language, gender, or other group memberships. Proficiencies—Knowledge, skills, or dispositions that students or teachers acquire to meet standards. Racism—The belief that one race has inherent superiority over all others and thereby has the right to dominance. Sexism—The conscious or unconscious belief that men are superior to women that results in behavior and action to maintain the superior, powerful position of males in society and families. Social justice—A philosophy that expects citizens to provide for those persons in society who are no...
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