In today's society teachers are more likely to have culturally diverse classrooms. A culturally diverse classroom is very important because it enriches a student's school experience. The child will learn about different cultures, the traditions of the cultures, the lifestyles of different cultures, and more.
When teaching diverse students, teachers must always have high expectations for all of their students. Research has proven that schools that enforce high expectations for all students and provide the necessary support to achieve these goals, have high rates of academic success.
This podcast is about a music teacher from Birmingham, Alabama who brings students together to teach music. Her students are from different race groups and socio economic classes.
Diversity and Complexity in the Classrooms