Ch 5: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Diversity

About This Chapter

Review the content in this chapter's lessons to ensure you're up-to-date on an array of student diversity issues. The key concepts throughout the chapter may show up when you're taking the Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) assessment.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Diversity - Chapter Summary

Go over the engaging video lessons and transcripts in this chapter to establish strong familiarity with factors contributing to student diversity and how diversity is taken into consideration in schools. Geared toward an Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult content domain, this chapter addresses the following topics:

  • Meaning of diversity
  • The function of schools in socialization, integration and cultural innovation
  • The major agents of socialization
  • Family values and relationships
  • Cognitive and social functioning delays
  • How to identify a learning disability
  • Culturally responsive teaching theories and strategies
  • Stereotypes and cultural differences in schools
  • Value and availability of schooling across cultures and global stratification
  • Social mobility and poverty in the United States
  • Global stratification
  • Adapting learning for learning disabilities and cognitive and social functioning delays

The vast majority of the lessons' key terms are indicated with bold print and others appear as linked terms that take you to further text that you can review. Confirm your grasp of these terms with the practice quizzes that you'll find throughout the chapter.

Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult: Student Diversity Chapter Objectives

The Ohio APK Adolescence to Young Adult assessment is used to determine if your level of expertise meets teacher requirements in Ohio. The topics covered in chapter are part of the Student Development and Learning content domain. All of the questions asked from this content domain are multiple choice and make up about a quarter of your overall score.

13 Lessons in Chapter 5: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Diversity
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What is Diversity? - Definition & Meaning

1. What is Diversity? - Definition & Meaning

Diversity broadly refers to many demographic labels, such as race, gender, and age, but also includes invisible attributes such as marital status, disability, or religion. Discover a deeper understanding of the definition of diversity, as well as the value of embracing diversity.

Functions of School: Socialization, Cultural Transmission, Integration & Latent Functions

2. Functions of School: Socialization, Cultural Transmission, Integration & Latent Functions

While schools strive to provide education, teaching important knowledge and skills, they also have other functions in our society. Explore the manifest functions of schools in socialization, cultural transmission, and integration. Recognize that schools also have latent functions and understand the concept of hidden curriculums.

Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media

3. Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media

The socialization that we receive in childhood has a lasting effect on our ability to interact with others in society. Explore four of the most influential agents of socialization in childhood, including family, school, peers, and media.

Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence

4. Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence

In adolescence, teens begin to explore their values and beliefs, which may differ from those of their families. Learn how family values and relationships with family members can influence adolescents' values and development, with examples that include shared and non-shared values.

Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

5. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

Culturally responsive teaching, or CRT, involves focusing on students' cultural backgrounds to help them learn. Discover the theory, characteristics, research, and strategies of CRT, then explore its use in the classroom.

Schooling: Cultural Differences in Schooling Theory

6. Schooling: Cultural Differences in Schooling Theory

Education is not valued the same in all cultures, nor do all societies provide equal access to education. Learn about schooling and cultural differences in schooling theory. Explore schooling in lower-income and higher-income countries, and understand compulsory education laws, as well as creeping credentialism.

Stereotypes and Cultural Factors During Adolescence

7. Stereotypes and Cultural Factors During Adolescence

While there are several stereotypes about adolescents, cultural factors influence the way a teen experiences adolescence. Discover some stereotypes about adolescents, including those related to social roles and romance, and explore how teen's culture can influence how they act.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

8. The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

In diverse classrooms, culture, socialization and culture shock can all have an impact on the learning experiences of students. Learn the benefits of culturally relevant teaching as well as practical teaching methods that can be applied to diverse and multicultural classrooms.

Social Mobility Definition and Types: Intragenerational vs. Intergenerational & Vertical vs. Horizontal

9. Social Mobility Definition and Types: Intragenerational vs. Intergenerational & Vertical vs. Horizontal

The social status of individuals and families is not static. Learn about social mobility, including its definition and types, such as intragenerational, intergenerational, vertical, and horizontal.

Poverty in the United States: Definitions of Relative & Absolute Poverty

10. Poverty in the United States: Definitions of Relative & Absolute Poverty

Even though the United States is one of the world's wealthiest nations, poverty is still a significant issue in our country. Learn about poverty and review different ways to define it. Explore types of poverty, including relative and absolute, and understand which populations are at risk for poverty.

Global Stratification Definition: Differences in Income Levels and Poverty

11. Global Stratification Definition: Differences in Income Levels and Poverty

Explore the definition of global stratification and its relationship to differences in income levels and poverty. Review the three-world model and learn how to understand nations' income categories in the context of global stratification.

Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability

12. Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability

Identifying children with learning disabilities can be tricky because they can be confused with a lack of interest in a school subject. Discover how to identify children with the most common learning disabilities, including dyscalculia, dysgraphia, and dyslexia, and learn why it's important to be able to recognize internalizing and externalizing behaviors.

Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners

13. Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners

A developmental delay refers to a child who has not reached expected developmental milestones by a certain age. Discover two types of developmental delays - cognitive and social, as well as methods of adapting instruction for students with a delay.

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