E NGLISH L ANGUAGE L EARNERS 191 English Language Learners 21% of the total population
C ULTURES AT R OOSEVELT IB M IDDLE Culture defined: an integrated pattern of human behavior including thought, communication, ways of interacting, roles and relationships, and expected behaviors, beliefs, values, practices and customs What are the important ways people define themselves or are defined by others at our school? e.g. Japanese, having a disability
W E EMBRACE ALL STUDENTS, INCLUDING : Students with disabilities Students from LGBTQ families Students who identify as LGBTQ Students who “look different” All others!
W HAT IS CULTURAL DIVERSITY ? cultural diversity = having different cultures respect each other's differences
T AKING DIVERSITY FURTHER : D IVERSITY MUST BE PREVALENT AND VALUED BEFORE ONE MAY BE CONSIDERED CULTURALLY COMPETENT What does a culturally competent classroom look like? How are parents involved in supporting students in a culturally competent school? How do students learn and behave in a culturally proficient school? What does a culturally competent administrative team do?
G OALS A CCOMPLISHED T HIS Y EAR : Anti-Bullying Week Diversity Survey Parent Workshop on Anti-Bullying Homeless Awareness Campaign