What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners / Edition 2by Donna E. Walker Tileston
Pub. Date: 06/04/2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications
This updated edition presents critical information about teaching diverse learners, including brain-compatible teaching strategies, six signs of bias to avoid, how culture affects learning styles, and more. See more details below
This updated edition presents critical information about teaching diverse learners, including brain-compatible teaching strategies, six signs of bias to avoid, how culture affects learning styles, and more.
- SAGE Publications
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- Second Edition
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- Product dimensions:
- 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Table of Contents
About the Author
A Few Definitions to Consider
Back to the Future
What Are the Issues Now?
2. How Are We Diverse?
Why Is It Important to Examine Differences?
Diversity of Modalities
Diversity of Socioeconomic Status
Diversity of Race/Ethnicity
3. Recognizing the Signs of Bias
4. The Road to Closing the Achievement Gap
The Urban Achievement Gap: Fact Versus Fiction
What Can Teachers Do?
5. Which Teaching and Learning Strategies Make the Most Difference in Closing the Gap?
What Is a Best Practice?
High Expectations: Why They Matter
The Role of the Self-System in Learning
We Have Their AttentionNow What?
General Ideas for Cognition
Some Additional Thoughts
How Do We Deal With Language Acquisition Skills?
6. Working With Diversity: A Teacher's Checklist
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