How Diversity Influences Student Achievement


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What are some of the factors that do NOT encourage diversity in schools?

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1. Leigh is from a poor socio-economic background. One of her friends is Mary who is from a higher socio-economic background. What can Mary learn from Leigh that is not dependent on their backgrounds?

2. How does pairing students from different cultural backgrounds impact academic achievement?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

How does diversity influence student achievement? Assess your knowledge of this impact by working through the quiz/worksheet combo.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of these resources is to gauge your understanding of:

  • How pairing students from different socio-economic backgrounds impacts academic achievement
  • The effects on academic achievement when students are paired from different cultural backgrounds
  • Factors that encourage diversity in schools

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on diversity's impact on student achievement
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how students from different socio-economic backgrounds can learn from each other regardless of their status
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the meaning of being a culturally responsive teacher and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can keep studying thanks to the lesson, How Diversity Influences Student Achievement. Other topics you can assess include:

  • The benefits of students interacting with others who have different ethnic backgrounds
  • Why cultural diversity matters in school
  • How diversity affects schools