Objectives for accomodating instruction for individuals
Such activities may encourage students to engage in critical reflection on deeply held assumptions related to values and beliefs.
Experiences based on various traditions, norms, and values inform ways of knowing and learning.
Intercultural communication strategies such as active listening inform learning and facilitate critical reflection. Culturally competent teaching and learning requires focused activities and intentionally structured environments.
Perspective-taking behavior requires an understanding of norms, values, and traditions that have informed the other’s worldview and learning behaviors.
Good teachers not only learn from, but learn about their students.
Learning about the cultures and languages of individual students provides a foundation for implementing effective accommodations that facilitate learning.