Cultural and functional diversity in the elementary classroom: strategies for teachers

  • Rama Cousik
  • Journal for Multicultural Education, June 2015, Emerald
  • DOI: 10.1108/jme-03-2015-0010

How teachers can embrace student diversity in K-12 classrooms

What is it about?

Student diversity promotes understanding and empathy among peers. This article provides a step by step guide for teachers on how to welcome and embrace students who may speak different languages and students who perform at varying levels in the classroom.

Why is it important?

It is critical that teachers embrace and welcome diversity because student diversity is increasing in today's classrooms and teachers must model and teach children how to welcome, respect and embrace diversity among their peers.

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