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Student Diversity & Learning Promotion - Chapter Summary
Because they're written by expert instructors, the lessons you'll find in this chapter on student diversity and learning promotion make learning a breeze. When you work through this chapter, you'll study these topics and others, including linguistic diversity, gender equality and religious diversity. After completing these lessons, you should be able to:
- Explain how cultural diversity is defined
- Provide an overview for linguistic diversity
- Discuss the different types of family systems
- Detail the impact socioeconomic status has on education
- Describe ways gender equality can be improved in education
- Outline religious diversity in the classroom
- Identify the ways student achievement is influenced by diversity
- Understand how diversity in the classroom is taught effectively
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1. Defining Cultural Diversity
Cultural diversity exists in many countries around the world, but it can be challenging and, at times, problematic. Through this lesson, you'll learn how to define cultural diversity and explore some of the ways in which it influences society.
2. Linguistic Diversity: Definition & Overview
Language can be considered a particularly human invention. People need language to communicate with one another in order to survive. This lesson explores why there are so many languages and how these languages may be compared.
3. Family Systems: Definition and Types
Families come in all shapes and sizes. In this lesson, we'll examine what makes a family, as well as some common types of families, including nuclear, matrifocal, extended, and blended families.
4. 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.
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. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
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