Educational Diversity Within The Classroom

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Educational diversity in today’s classroom is easily attainable because human differences are desired. As teachers, we have a strong moral obligation to share our passion for learning with our students, but we often doubt our effectiveness. As educational leaders and administrators, it is our mission to implement a student-centered approach to learning and to facilitate a community of learning. With the students in the center of our decisions and behaviors, it is imperative that we consider all students, regardless of race, religion, culture, academic ability or family dynamics. In order to effectively reach the desired educational goals, administrators and school leaders need to examine their teacher’s behaviors and instructional best practices in regards to cultural and family differences in the classroom. Teacher efficacy is often linked to student success, because the teacher’s individual performance, organization, personal views are part of their effectiveness to relate and teach their students, not the material or standards.(Ford 58) Once students are motivated and engaged, the learning process will happen rapidly and if positively fostered, it will develop into life-long learning. Life-long learners are collaborative communicators, flexible, critical thinkers and problem-solvers, caring, global leaders who aspire to push themselves academically and socially. Student success and family involvement are directly linked, but both are largely dependent on the
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