Culture: Through the lens of an educator: Part 4 of 5

Cultural diversity enriches the educational experience. We learn from those whose experiences, beliefs, and perspectives are different from our own. These lessons can be taught best in a richly diverse intellectual and social environment. With diversity growing in the United States, it is imperative that educators increase cultural awareness and knowledge to become comfortable with […]

Culture: Through the Lens of the Literature: Part 1 of 5

It is well documented in the literature that over the last two decades the population of the United States has shifted with regards to race and ethnicity. Populations are growing and the ethnic makeup of the United States is becoming progressively more diverse. Minorities constitute one-third of the US population and are expected to increase […]