While there is a global change of culture, there is also a change in the classroom. Much of what students relate to culture is from each other in class.
At that moment, you have the opportunity to build a community in the classroom of mutual respect and assimilate to each other’s cultural diversity. What is more important than to teach students the need for cultural awareness?
Even though you find it overwhelming to adjust cultural awareness to lesson planning, it is much easier than you think. To my surprise, students engage the most in learning activities when lessons incorporate cultural diversity.