Cultural competency is essential for teachers to be successful in the classroom. They need to understand their own cultural identity as well as be open to learning about the varying cultures of their students.
For this assignment, submit the final version of your 1,000-1,250 word research essay on a controversial topic involving a cultural identifier and the implications for K-12 public education. Be sure to consider the brainstorming you completed in Topic 2, as well as the feedback provided by your peers and your instructor on the rough draft you submitted in Topic 4.
In your research essay address the following:
Support your research essay with at least 3-5 scholarly resources.
Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.