What Is Multicultural Education?

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Gender plays a big role in who you are, and can sometimes be easily overlooked when it comes to their culture. Gender norms can influence personalities by highlighting different traits between different genders. This is the same way that cultural norms may influence behavior and personality. Gender for me will play a big role into my career because, I was told by multiple students that I have worked with in elementary schools that there are not many male teachers in their school. As an educator I find it important that if there are diverse students in a school, it is important to implement a diverse set of teachers, not only by ethnicity and culture, but by gender. In most of the elementary schools I have visited here in Washington and back…show more content…
There is so much more in multicultural education than just understanding this form of teaching. There are so much different factors that I have to be aware of when teaching diverse students, for example examining my attitude, the assignments and attitudes that I will give my students, and my ability to create an equal and comfortable learning environment for all my students. I still do not feel that I am completely ready to create a classroom with diverse students. I need practice and to experience implementing this form of education into the classroom. Honestly, I never saw how challenging it could be to create such an environment as a teacher, all students have different cultures and perspectives and being able to create a learning environment where they will all be comfortable learning and learn about these different lenses will be the most challenging. Overall I am not confident, but I am willing to put my full effort into learning more about integrating multicultural education into the curriculum and in my
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