Focusing on ethical decision making, this compelling book shows how to develop a deeper personal understanding of cultural differences and strengthen equitable practices in schools and districts.
Case Studies: From Reflection to Action
In the following chapters, you will build on the Guiding Principles by using the Continuum and the Essential Elements to analyze educational cases. There are six cases framed around the three barriers to cultural proficiency. We focus on one barrier per case for the purpose of analysis. However, you will find elements of the three barriers in each case. Listed below is each barrier with the associated cases.
Systems of Oppression: A Superintendent's Predicament and Family First
Resistance to Change: Science Lesson and Public Announcement
A Sense of Privilege and Entitlement: Heart Condition and Early America
While fictional, the cases are composities of real situations in school settings. They contain dilemmas constructed around the barriers to cultural proficiency. ...