Examine and understand the various dimensions of cultural identity, including one's own, and apply this knowledge to through a process of reflection.
Effects of Culture on Learning and Teaching
Acknowledge the dynamics of culture and diversity in school success and teachers' teaching. This includes recognizing and overcoming deficit thinking.
Recognize and use a personal moral spiritual framework. Demonstrate a willingness to engage in self-critique and exploration, developing meekness, comittment to advocacy, and lifelong habits of reflection about self, others and institutions. Exploring frames of reference, ways of knowing, culture, gender, sexuality, race and ethnicty, language abilities, immigration, social class, poverty, potential bias in theses frames and
Inclusive Civic Engagement
Learn to appreciate and value differences. Recognize how diversity enriches opportunities for learning and engagement in the various communities they participate.
Recognize Privilege and Inequity
Recognize and acknowledge racism, discrimination and other forms of inequity and privilege in themselves, in others, and within institutions.
Recognize and use a personal moral spiritual framework along with principles and concepts of social science to guide educational accomplishments for diverse learners.