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Monday Morning Mentor: What are 3 Keys to Teaching Intercultural Competence?


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Link to Presentation: mondaymorningmentors.com/category/traditional/

Diversity of thought and culture is not only a part of every classroom, but a part of everyday life. One must no longer travel the world to engage with people from different backgrounds, nationalities, beliefs, and mores. In today’s global economy, it is imperative to be able to seamlessly navigate and adapt to a variety of different cultures to be successful in both professional organizations and individual communities.

This 20-minute program is designed to teach participants three keys to intercultural competency so that students have a strong foundation of intercultural communication that extends far beyond the classroom.

Learning Goals

Upon completion of this program, you’ll be able to:

Learn how to impart intercultural competence skills to students

Understand how cultural differences impact student’s experience in the classroom

Incorporate culturally responsive strategies in the classroom

Recognize how cultural differences are exhibited in the classroom


Topics Covered

Five basic cultural differences we find in the classroom

Introspection: What messages and experiences shape personal assumptions

How to foster a more culturally responsive approach to teaching

What does a multicultural classroom look like?