Multicultural Education : Integrated Diverse Learners

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This nation is integrated of diverse learners. Diversity in the United States includes race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, cultural heritage, ability, and disability. As teachers, we have to help meet all of the student’s needs, so they can reach their full potential. Offering programs to help diverse student will help them succeed in school and life. Teachers can respond to diversity by practicing multicultural education, gender equality, considering students for programs like English Language Learner, and accommodating the student’s need according to their disabilities and abilities. As a teacher, a way to respond to diversity is to use multicultural education. Using multicultural education is a way to embrace diversity and combine different ideas. Multicultural education is developed so all students receive equal opportunities regardless of socioeconomic status, gender, sexual orientation, racial and cultural backgrounds. Socioeconomic status includes family income, parents education level, and family occupation. Students being male and female also have an impact, because they both learn differently. Also, one can be teaching students that have different sexual orientation. They can be lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. These students will also need help by making them feel in a safe environment in which they can learn. There are different methods to approach multicultural education, but for it to work it has to be integrated into the
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