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Ch 4: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Diversity

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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 4: Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Student Diversity
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What is Diversity? - Definition & Meaning

1. What is Diversity? - Definition & Meaning

This lesson defines the word diversity. It also gives examples of both visible and invisible diversity. Some examples of understanding diversity and why it is important are also discussed.

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

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

Schools serve a number of functions in our society beyond just transmitting academic knowledge and skills. In this lesson, we differentiate between manifest and latent functions of schools and discuss examples of each.

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. In this lesson, we identify and discuss four of the most influential agents of socialization in childhood: family, school, peers, and media.

Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence

4. Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence

During adolescence, teens begin to figure out who they are and what their beliefs are. In this lesson, we'll look at how family values and relationships with family members can influence adolescents' individual values and development.

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

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

A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.

Schooling: Cultural Differences in Schooling Theory

6. Schooling: Cultural Differences in Schooling Theory

The value of education and access to it is different across cultures. In this lesson, we discuss some of the differences in schooling between lower-income and higher-income nations. We also discuss the education system and cultural values of several countries.

Stereotypes and Cultural Factors During Adolescence

7. Stereotypes and Cultural Factors During Adolescence

Adolescence is a unique time in a person's life. But not every teen experiences adolescence in the same way. In this lesson, we'll look at some of the stereotypes about adolescents and the way that a teen's culture can influence how he or she acts.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

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

In this lesson we will explore the effect of culture on the socialization of children. We will also seek to understand the impact that culture has on their educational experiences.

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

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

In our society, some individuals and families experience drastic changes in social status and lifestyle. In this lesson, we define social mobility and discuss different types, including intragenerational, intergenerational, vertical, and horizontal mobility.

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

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

Today, a significant number of Americans suffer from poverty. In this lesson, we define and discuss the difference between relative poverty and absolute poverty. We also examine the populations that are most at risk.

Global Stratification Definition: Differences in Income Levels and Poverty

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

In this lesson, we define global stratification and discuss how nations are stratified. We discuss the outdated three-world model as well as the current differences between high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries.

Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability

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

Identifying children with a learning disability can be tricky because it can be confused with a lack of interest in a school subject. In this lesson, we will look at how learning disabilities can be identified and the three most common learning disabilities: dyscalculia, dysgraphia and dyslexia.

Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners

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

When growing up, keeping pace with your classmates can be difficult, but for some it's much harder than others. In this lesson we will explore cognitive and social developmental milestones in terms of the developmental delays that affect school-age children.

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