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Building a Student Diversity

Building a Student Diversity - 07 edition

Building a Student Diversity - 07 edition

ISBN13: 9781412936934

ISBN10: 1412936934

Building a Student Diversity by Joy R. Cowdery - ISBN 9781412936934
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
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Building a Student Diversity by Joy R. Cowdery - ISBN 9781412936934

ISBN13: 9781412936934

ISBN10: 1412936934

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 07

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''???This book makes a significant and timely contribution to the field of multicultural education and teacher education. The author??'s use of the personal lives of children from multiple dimensions: psychological physiological and cultural makes this text a valuable learning tool.???''???Denise Blum ''California'''' State University Fresno'' ''???This book presents scenarios that are real in today??'s American public school classrooms. It prepares teachers to work with diverse student learners in ways that are meaningful and academically beneficial.???''???Miroslava B. Vargas ''Texas'''' A&M International University'' This unique text captures the profiles and cumulative records of six diverse students at early childhood middle childhood and then high school level. Intended for the preservice teacher Building on Student Diversity: Profiles and Activities illustrates how to create a caring school environment; accommodate for special learning needs in instructional and assessments; and interact with families and communities. Key Features: ''Provides teachers with an understanding of children??'s backgrounds and abilities: '' Six diverse profiles portray a student as gifted learning disabled physically disabled AD/HD homosexual or an English Language Learner. ''Includes an insightful tool for understanding students and their learning challenges: ''The cumulative folder for each profile captures records of their grades medical records results of standardized tests and state assessments parent-school communications and student work.''Offers applied hands-on activities linked to the profiles: '' A variety of instruction strategies including reflective journaling group discussions role playing and preparation of letters posters and other products of communication are suggested. Intended Audience: This text is designed for all students in teaching methods courses both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also an excellent supplemental text for courses on Classroom Management Multicultural Education Special Education or Diversity.

Author Bio

Linda E. Morrow is Professor of Education and Special Education Program Advocate at Muskingum College. Linda Ingling is Associate Professor of Education and Chemistry at Muskingum College. Joy R. Cowdery is Assistant Professor of Education at Muskingum College.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface Midland USA and Its Schools Part I: Profiles and Cumulative Folders Casey: Motivating and Modifying for Learning Disabilities Sarah: Supporting Intellectual Giftedness Malcolm: Addressing the Challenges of AD/HD Raul: Bridging Cultural Gaps Leslie: Accommodating Physical Disabilities Yu-Shin: Reaching Reluctant English Language Learners Part II: Activities Getting to Know Your Learners Designing Environments that Support Your Learners Developing Lessons to Meet the Needs of Your Learners Gathering Data to Improve Instruction Communicating with Families Glossary

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