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Explain the norms,values and assets that Cinco de mayo events creates and perpetuates for the community.
Analyze the possible inpact this event has on the students of the community

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Culturally responsive schools are defined as:

Culturally responsive pedagogy is a student-centered approach to teaching in which the students' unique cultural strengths are identified and nurtured to promote student achievement and a sense of well-being about the student's cultural place in the world (Richards, Brown, Forde, 2004).

Reference: Richards, H., Brown, A., & Forde, T. (2004). Addressing diversity in schools: culturally responsive pedagogy. National Center for Culturally Responsive Educational Systems:Denver, CO.

Explain the norms, values and assets that Cinco de Mayo events creates and perpetuates for the community.

Norms, values and assets relate to how people feel and view their own and others culture. Any standard dictionary provides detailed definitions, which are summarized below. Generally, individuals recognize patterns of behaviour in other cultures, but often will struggle to recognize the cultural norms, values and assets within their own culture.

Culture is defined as: attitudes and patterns of behaviour in a given group

Norms are defined as: attitudes and patterns of behaviour that are considered 'normal' in a given group. Norms influence what a group of people value, their belief systems and the attitudes they have, however, often an individual is unaware of how their own patterns of behaviour are viewed by others.

Values are defined as: the beliefs, attitudes, behaviours and characteristics of an individual that are usually influenced and defined by the society that individual lives in. However, values can change over time, particularly if an individual moves from one cultural group, community or country into another. Values are instilled through parental beliefs, societal beliefs, educational institutions (what is deemed important enough to be taught).
Individuals often feel significant pressure to conform to the surrounding societal/community norms & values.

Assets, as the term relates to culture, is ...

Solution Summary

The response provides definitions within a sociological context for the following terms: culturally responsive schools, cultural norms, values and assets. It the provides a discussion of how a Cinco de Mayo event may or may not have an impact on the students within a school community.