Cultural Competence

    Cultural competence is essential for social and economic success in the 21st century because of the increased cultural diversity from an interdependent world. The ability to collaborate with others who are culturally different is essential to solve problems and master objectives in a global society.

          Demonstrate an awareness of cultural diversity

          Understand the value of cultural diversity, appreciate and accept others

          Identify the way technology and cultural diversity impact learning

          Understand historical knowledge and perspectives of cultural diversity, the influence that culture has on history

          Initiate opportunities to communicate and interact, understands the importance of language proficiency and interactions of cultural diversity

    (Information above was inspired by Punya Mishra at Michigan State University and Scholastic Expert 21.)