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Columbus Day: Go, Indians!

“Our wild apple is wild only like myself, perchance, who belong not to the aboriginal race here,
but have strayed into the woods from the cultivated stock” 389 more words


33rd Annual Winter Roundtable | Teachers College Columbia University

The Winter Roundtable is the longest running continuing professional education program in the United States devoted solely to cultural issues in psychology and education. The Winter Roundtable will continue its tradition of bringing together scholars, practitioners, researchers, social change agents and students interested in the intersections between race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, and religious affiliation in psychology and education. 84 more words


Of Muslims, Doctors, and Politics

Yesterday, Dr. Ben Carson, a now well-known Republican presidential candidate, publicly asserted that Islam is inherently inconsistent with the U.S. Constitution, and a Muslim should therefore never sit in the oval office. 520 more words


Cultural Competence

Cross, et al (1989) define cultural competence as : “…a set of congruent behaviors, attitudes, and policies that come together in a system, agency, or among professionals and enables that a system, agency, or those professionals to work effectively in cross-cultural situations”. 595 more words


Eid al-Adha Coming Soon-Muslim CultureGram

Eid al-Adha coming soon-Muslim Culture gram

Cultural competence is a key factor in enabling educators to be effective with students from cultures other than their own.

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Coming Soon - Jewish CultureGram

Cultural proficiency is not a destination, but a way of being.

(Lindsey, R., Graham, S., Westphal, C. & Jew, C. 2008).

I know that cultural proficiency is a journey and a lifelong commitment to “learning for the purpose of being increasingly effective in serving the educational needs of cultural groups” (Lindsey, R., Graham, S., Westphal, C.

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Dealing with Diversity, Authentically.

I asked several people what immediately comes to mind when they hear the word diversity used in the context of an organization. As expected, most people do not have a favorable view of the word. 557 more words