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Classroom & Group Management - Chapter Summary
Our instructors have developed entertaining lessons you can explore to gain full comprehension of classroom and group management strategies. Topics covered in this chapter include prejudice in the classroom, ingroups vs outgroups and the use of primary language grouping. Review these lessons at a comfortable pace. When finished, you should be able to:
- Explain differences between ingroups and outgroups
- Share tips for mediating conflicts that could occur across different cultures in school
- List activities educators can use to reduce prejudice in the classroom
- Differentiate between the uses of primary language grouping and linguistically diverse grouping
- Discuss strategies educators can use to manage group work in the classroom
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1. Ingroup vs. Outgroup: Definition and Explanation
How do the groups we belong to influence the stereotypes we hold? In this lesson, we'll examine ingroups and outgroups and their effects on stereotypes.
2. Mediating Cross-Cultural Conflicts in the Classroom
Explore how individuals influence groups and how groups function in a multicultural environment. See how collaboration, group facilitation, and conflict resolution skills are vital in creating a healthy and positive multicultural classroom climate.
3. Prejudice in the Classroom: Jigsaw Groups
Prejudice creeps into many parts of society, including classrooms. In this lesson, we'll look at how educators can set up classroom activities to reduce prejudice between students.
4. Using Primary Language Grouping vs. Linguistically Diverse Grouping
Do you have an activity for your English as a New Language class that requires grouping students? Are you debating how to group them? This lesson gives you the basics on primary language grouping as opposed to linguistically diverse grouping.
5. Classroom Management Strategies for Group Work
Managing group work can be challenging for teachers. It seems as if you have groups being unproductive, or arguing, or just in general not getting anything accomplished. However, a few simple strategies can make all the difference in turning group work into a positive and successful experience for everyone.
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