Difference in cultural beliefs have been for a long time termed out as a one of the great obstacles and cause of anger in education settings. This not only refers to different cultures among the students, but also between teachers and students. Multiculturalism is not only a barrier in learning outcomes, but also a barrier in trying to maintain sound relationships among students. A multicultural environment causes misunderstanding among the students and slows down the ability of learning compared to other schools(Regoli, Hewitt &Delisi 2014, p. 34). As a result, this hinders the students the ability of learning from the teachers’ point of view. This is because in a multicultural school it is always time consuming and difficult for the students understand what they are being taught due to anger from violence arousing from misunderstanding. In addition, this results in students and teachers losing confidence as well as patience.
Researches indicate that actions of teachers in a multicultural school have more impact on the achievement of the students compared to community involvement, assessment plans, and staff collegiality (Schmidt 2003, p. 67). Additionally, in a multicultural school, a large part of actions of teachers involve anger management. Anger management in multicultural schools is critically essential for middle year students because there is a possibility of them experiencing declines in self-esteem and academic decline due to anger caused by misunderstanding. ...Show more