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Culture difficult to define; having many definitions the whole way of life of a group, including the group’s literature, language, music, art, philosophy and technology Culture a totality of values, beliefs, and behaviors common to a large group of people

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culture
Culture
  • difficult to define; having many definitions
  • the whole way of life of a group, including the group’s literature, language, music, art, philosophy and technology
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Culture
  • a totality of values, beliefs, and behaviors common to a large group of people
  • bits of knowledge stored as a large pool of information within a bounded social group
visible aspects of culture
Visible Aspects of Culture
  • dress
  • language
  • food habits
  • religion
invisible aspects of culture
Invisible Aspects of Culture
  • acceptable and unacceptable behaviors
    • conversation
    • promptness
    • manners
    • verbal and nonverbal behaviors
cultural boundaries
Cultural Boundaries
  • groups defined with a shared culture among their members, such as
    • ethnic groups
    • racial groups
    • gender
  • Cultural diversity is also present within these groups.
cultural boundaries and borders
Cultural Boundaries and Borders
  • A culture boundary is the objective presence of some kind of cultural difference.
  • A cultural border is a social construct that is developed from a political situation.
  • Conflict may occur when a cultural boundary is treated as a cultural border.
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Cultural Boundaries and Borders
  • Examples
    • Language
    • Religion
  • Results are manifested in cultural resistance.
visible and invisible cultures in the curriculum
Visible and Invisible Cultures in the Curriculum
  • Emphasize the variability of culture within social groups. Not all cultural experiences are the same.
  • Emphasize the presence of cultural change.
  • Incorporate the everyday experience and cultural practices of the students in the classroom.
teaching strategies
Teaching Strategies
  • autobiographies
  • oral histories of families
  • local community histories
    • similarities
    • differences
  • making connections between the classroom and those of the students outside of the classroom.
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Teaching Strategies
  • constructivism
  • higher order thinking
  • realizing and teaching about cultural as a social construct that is ever changing
  • respecting students second culture, without moralizing
  • teaching second culture skills without moralizing
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Teaching Strategies
  • presenting a more balanced curriculum that challenges the established point of view
references
References
  • Erickson, Frederick. (2001). Culture and society and in educational practices. In Banks, James A. & Cherry A. McGee Banks, (Eds.) Multicultural education: Issues and perspectives. New York: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
  • Grant, Carl A. and Sleeter, Christine E. (1998). Turning on learning. Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, Inc.
  • Tiedt, Pamela L. & Tiedt, Iris M. (1995). Multicultural teaching. Boston: Allyn & Bacon.