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Fairness, Equity & Diversity in the Classroom- Chapter Summary
This chapter presents strategies and information on fairness, equity and diversity in the classroom. Get to know effects diversity can have on student achievement, how to choose culturally diverse texts, and other such lesson topics as:
- Classroom instruction on diversity
- Strategies for teaching when you have a diverse classroom
- Reading and writing instruction when your class has diverse learners
- Promoting gender equality
- How to appreciate different forms of language in the classroom
We kept these lessons short so you can make progress whenever you have a few minutes to log in and work on this chapter. Our experts are available to help, so you can submit questions you may have. A test at the end of the chapter will check your comprehension of the material presented.
1. Teaching Diversity in the Classroom
Diversity is a key aspect of what students can learn in school. This lesson may give you some ideas about helping students appreciate and understand diversity in helpful and meaningful ways.
2. Strategies for Teaching in a Diverse Classroom
The classroom is getting more diverse every day. Learn how to teach effectively in a diverse classroom, and give every student a chance to succeed. See how effective this lesson was by taking a quiz.
3. Teaching Reading & Writing to Diverse Learners
As teachers in today's society, we have to meet the needs of diverse learners. This lesson will help you understand strategies for teaching reading and writing to a wide range of students.
4. How Diversity Influences Student Achievement
Diversity can be defined as the differences among people. In this lesson, we'll learn how poverty, social class, culture, and ethnicity can impact student achievement.
5. Improving Gender Equality in Education
A person's gender can influence the way they experience the educational system. Watch this lesson to find out more about improving gender equality in education, including the impact that Title IX had on gender equality.
6. Appreciating Different Language Forms in the Classroom
In this lesson, we will talk about how teachers can help students appreciate varying forms of language and help students learn how to appropriately select and use different forms of language based on the communicator's purpose, audience, and context.
7. Choosing Culturally Diverse Texts for the Classroom
In this lesson, we will learn about using children's literature in the classroom to make instruction more relatable to diverse student populations, as well as to broaden the perspectives of all students.
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