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.

Values, Assumptions, and Beliefs Guide our Actions

Values, assumptions, and beliefs guide our actions

We do not really see through our eyes or hear through our ears, but through our beliefs.

LisaDelpit, 1995

Getting Centered

Think of a time, not in your role as an educator, when you met a person for the first time from a culture different from yours or attended a cultural event that was an unusual experience for you. Do you remember how you studied the person or event? Can you recall the judgments you made? If you had the opportunity to get to know the person or the event, recall your earlier judgments that you later learned to be true and those that were not even close to being true.

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