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How Cultural Differences Impact Students - Chapter Summary
This engaging chapter closely examines cultural diversity in the classroom and the ways culture differences can positively and negatively affect students. Bite-sized lessons also look at factors like religion and socioeconomics as they relate to education. After completing this chapter, you will be able to do the following:
- List and describe sociocultural influences on students
- Discuss the relationship between socioeconomic status and education
- Explain how discussing religious diversity can promote learning and development among students
- Outline ways diversity can influence student achievement
- Share factors that positively or negatively affect student adjustment to different cultures
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1. Sociocultural Influences on ELL Students
This lesson explores the different sociocultural factors that can positively or negatively influence ELL students. Along with a brief analysis of each factor, this lesson provides you with some recommendations when dealing with specific types of ELL students.
2. Socioeconomic Status & Education: Statistics & Impact
We hear about socioeconomic status often, but what does it mean when we talk about its relationship with education? This lesson will bring you up to speed as well as introduce relevant statistics about socioeconomic status and education.
3. Religious Diversity in Classrooms
Too often, religious diversity is treated as a taboo subject in the classroom. However, with the proper structure, discussing religious diversity is an excellent way to promote learning and development for all 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. Student Adjustment to Different Cultures: Factors & Examples
Students who come from different cultures can often struggle to adjust to their new life. This lesson discusses some factors that impede students' adjustment to a new culture.
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Other chapters within the FTCE ESOL K-12 (047): Practice & Study Guide course
- Cultural Elements & Adaptation
- Promoting Multicultural Sensitivity & Diversity in the Classroom
- Elements of Language
- Teaching Components of Language for ELL
- Second Language Acquisition & Development
- Language Functions, Skills & Proficiency
- Second Language Literacy Development
- Literacy & Language Research
- Models of ELL Instruction
- ESOL Instructional Approaches
- Teaching Speaking & Listening Skills
- Writing Skills Instruction
- Instructional Strategies for ELL Classrooms
- Selecting & Adapting Instructional Materials for ELL Students
- Technology in ELL Instruction
- ELL Rights & Court Cases in Florida
- ELL Assessment Issues
- ELL Learners with Exceptionalities
- Language Proficiency Assessments in Florida
- Classroom-Based Assessments of ELL Students
- Collaboration & Advocacy for ELL
- Professional Development Organizations & Resources for ESOL Teachers
- FTCE ESOL K-12 Flashcards