Ch 5: Ohio APK Early Childhood: Student Diversity in Education

About This Chapter

Let us show you key concepts and issues related to student diversity as you prepare for the Ohio APK Early Childhood exam. These video lessons and self-assessment quizzes combine to give you a variety of approaches to help you correctly answer these types of questions on the test.

Ohio APK Early Childhood: Student Diversity in Education - Chapter Summary

Use the lessons in this chapter during your review of diversity among PK-3 students as you study for the Ohio APK Early Childhood exam. The lessons discuss topics such as culturally responsive teaching strategies and the role of schools in socialization, cultural innovation and integration. Additional topics include:

  • Diversity definition and meaning
  • Socialization agents
  • Schooling theories
  • Culture, socialization and culture shock effects on education
  • Social mobility types
  • Poverty and global stratification
  • Identifying learning disabilities
  • Delays in cognitive and social functioning

Our expert instructors describe all the important issues and concepts related to student diversity, so you are ready for the test. By having different ways of seeing the material presented, studying is more efficient as well as more enjoyable.

Objectives of the Ohio APK Early Childhood: Diversity in Education Chapter

The Ohio APK Early Childhood exam evaluates the depth and breadth of your knowledge of student development and learning; assessment, instruction and the learning environment; and the professional environment. You need to pass this exam as one of the steps to become licensed as a teacher in the state of Ohio. The lessons in this Diversity in Education chapter fall within Domain I, which makes up 24% of the test. You can get practice with questions like those on the exam by taking our self-assessment quizzes.

11 Lessons in Chapter 5: Ohio APK Early Childhood: Student Diversity in Education
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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.

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

4. 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

5. 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.

The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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

11. 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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