Teaching In A Diverse Society

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Teaching In A Diverse Society

  1. 1. teaching in a diverse society Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  2. 2. multicultural education The educational strategy in which students’ cultural backgrounds are used to develop effective classroom instruction and school environments. It is designed to support and extend the concepts of culture, diversity, equality, social justice, and democracy in the formal school setting. Gollnick and Chinn Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  3. 3. diverse strategies exceptionality culture / ethnicity gender social class language diversity Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  4. 4. micro-cultural groups Gender Ethnic Social Group Class The Individual Region Race Religion Gifted Disability Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  5. 5. why important? (The year that groups with a historical minority status will represent the largest student demographics)
  6. 6. teacher demographics (Females will represent 93% of elementary grade educators)
  7. 7. theories of cultural blending   Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  8. 8. culturally assaultive approaches discuss culture only as they existed in the past stereotype versions of how people live emphasize difference over similarity token representation of the classroom Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  9. 9. culturally responsive approaches acknowledge cultural legitimacy home school collaboration instruction targets multiple learning styles praise cultural diversity and recognition across subjects know your community give attention to all groups fill room with curriculum materials invite visitors to speak Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  10. 10. students with exceptionalities Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
  11. 11. avoid gender stereotypes / roles gender free language classroom materials offer balanced view Presented by: Brent Daigle, Ph.D.
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