Learning Together: Understanding and appreciating students' cultural backgrounds

by: Mary Jon Whittemore and Peter M. Mecca

Understanding and appreciating students’ cultural backgrounds facilitate learning in a Department of Defense (DoD) science classroom. Diversity in the science classroom is both a challenge and an opportunity—a challenge to meet the needs of these students and others—an opportunity because educators can teach within the context of a variety of cultures and languages.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 3/1/2003Stock # tst03_070_03_60Volume 070Issue 03

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