1)Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will” (Romans 12:2, NIV). Reflect on this Bible passage. How might it relate to culture, diversity, and learning in the English language arts classroom? What does the Bible suggest about the role of culture, diversity, and learning in our personal lives and in our students’ lives?
2)College of Education suggests that there are 10 professional dispositionseducators should possess. One of these is respect for the diversity of others. Are you prepared to teach diverse texts? Are you sensitive to individual learning and social needs? Are you prepared to build a community of students within and beyond the classroom for the sake of students’ language growth and learning?