Posts Tagged ‘ culture ’

Rocking the Boat: Preparing Culturally Competent Lutheran Educators

Aug 8th, 2017 |

In Lutheran universities, diversity in the populations of teacher-education students has not kept pace with the diversity in Lutheran classrooms for which they are preparing to teach. Reflection and self-examination can begin to bring cultural competence into the tool kit of the pre-service teachers in our universities.



An Exploration into Teachers’ Perceptions of Professional Development and the Influence on School Culture, by Carol A. Baiocco

Jul 1st, 2013 |

Abstract For this qualitative, theory-to-action study, the opinions and perceptions from a sample of secondary English and science teachers were explored. The focus was on the research question, “How did professional development provided for English and science teachers in literacy influence school culture?” Data collection occurred through one-on-one interviews, recorded notes, and document review. Key […]



Go … And Teach! Changing Faces in Lutheran Schools: Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Diversity

Dec 10th, 2010 |

One of the true joys of my years spent on the faculties of Concordia College-New York and Concordia University Chicago has been the time that I’ve spent with the teachers, children, and schools of the Lutheran Church. I’ve been able to meet and speak to teachers and administrators at conferences. On a more personal level, […]