Since cultural proficiency is about changing self or adapting, so it is an inside-out approach.
My growth as a student is related to cultural proficiency. As the schools have become increasingly multicultural over the years, I have been educated in an environment where there were students from different parts of the world and belonging to different religions. As a child, I used to think of the disparity between my classmates and I in terms of religion, race, and ethnicity. To know them more, I made friends with those students. This provided me with the opportunity to have an insight into their religious views, perceptions of race and ethnicity, and the world. I tried to look at the world from their eye, and the more I did it, the more I understood them. I reached the conclusion that our conflicts of social and moral views primarily originated in the difference of cultures since we belonged to different ...Show more