The Teaching Statement can be used for personal, professional, or pedagogical purposes. While Teaching Statements are becoming an increasingly important part of the hiring and tenure processes, they are also effective exercises in helping one clearly and coherently conceptualize his or her approaches to and experiences of teaching and learning. As , Professor of Education at IUPUI observes, “The act of taking time to consider one’s goals, actions, and vision provides an opportunity for development that can be personally and professionally enriching. Reviewing and revising former statements of teaching philosophy can help teachers to reflect on their growth and renew their dedication to the goals and values that they hold.”
Max Born said in his essay, "Reflection," "But suddenly, about three hundred years ago, an explosion of mental activity occurred: modern science and technology were born.
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Based on the article, “Mindful Reflection as a Process for Developing Culturally Responsive Practices,” prepare a 500-750-word reflective essay. Within your essay, address the following:
Describe personal frames of reference regarding cultural, linguistic, and gender differences;
Reflect upon how these differences influence your ability to create a learning environment that respectfully encompasses cultural and other individual differences; and
Describe specific ways to incorporate your student's abilities, interests, and cultural and linguistic backgrounds into the learning environments.
Support your essay with 3-5 scholarly resources, including the Dray and Wisneski reading.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.