What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners / Edition 2

What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners / Edition 2

by Donna E. Walker Tileston
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412971756

ISBN-13: 9781412971751

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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412971751
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/04/2010
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Vocabulary Pretest
1. Influences
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?
Cultural Diversity
Diversity of Modalities
Diversity of Socioeconomic Status
Diversity of Race/Ethnicity
3. Recognizing the Signs of Bias
Linguistic Bias
Stereotyping
Exclusion
Unreality
Selectivity
Isolation
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 Attention—Now What?
General Ideas for Cognition
Some Additional Thoughts
How Do We Deal With Language Acquisition Skills?
6. Working With Diversity: A Teacher's Checklist
Vocabulary Summary
Vocabulary Posttest
References
Index

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