Consider your own cultural background and how likely it is to influence your ability to work with a diverse range of people. Describe specific attitudes and beliefs that might enhance or interfere with your ability to understand and work with diversity. Reference Haycock’s 2001 article, “Closing the Achievement Gap,” and Okech, Pimpleton-Gray, Vannatta, and Champe’s 2016 article, “Intercultural Conflict in Groups,” noting key takeaways from the articles as you synthesize your post.

Response Guidelines

Respond to one learner. As you consider his or her post, share your plan of action to improve the area you identified in your post to enhance your ability to work with diversity.

Learning Components

This activity will help you achieve the following learning components:

  • Research culturally relevant strategies for group work.