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What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners : What Every Teacher Should Know... (Corwin) - Donna E. Walker Tileston

What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners

What Every Teacher Should Know... (Corwin)

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"The book provides a root cause analysis of why so many students are failing in America's public schools. The materials translate research into practice and provide a rich collection of data for instructional strategies.'-Mary Reeve, Director, Services for Exceptional Students Gallup McKinley County Schools, NM

This second edition of the best-selling volume in the What Every Teacher Should Know series presents critical information about teaching learners from diverse racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, language, ability, and special needs backgrounds.

Updated throughout, this essential guide assimilates new data about how the brain processes information and provides tools for understanding and working with diverse students, including a cultural proficiency checklist, pre- and post-tests, and a vocabulary summary.

Donna Walker Tileston explores

Brain-compatible teaching strategies that engage diverse learners

Signs of bias to avoid in the classroom, including stereotypes, exclusion, selectivity, and more

How culture affects learning styles

Updated research on teaching children in poverty

Guidelines for working with English language learners

What Every Teacher Should Know About Diverse Learners shows teachers how to set high expectations for all students and facilitate their progress in fulfilling those expectations.

"The book provides a root cause analysis of why so many students are failing in America's public schools. The materials translate research into practice and provides a rich collection of research for instructional strategies." -- Mary Reeve, Director, Services for Exceptional Students

Acknowledgments
About the Author
Introduction
Vocabulary Pretest
Influences
A Few Definitions to Consider
Back to the Future
What Are the Issues Now?
How Are We Diverse?
Why Is It Important to Examine Differences?
Cultural Diversity
Diversity of Modalities
Diversity of Socioeconomic Status
Diversity of Race/Ethnicity
Recognizing the Signs of Bias
Linguistic Bias
Stereotyping
Exclusion
Unreality
Selectivity
Isolation
The Road to Closing the Achievement Gap
The Urban Achievement Gap: Fact Versus Fiction
What Can Teachers Do?
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?
Working With Diversity: A Teacher?s Checklist
Vocabulary Summary
Vocabulary Posttest
References
Index
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ISBN: 9781412971751
ISBN-10: 1412971756
Series: What Every Teacher Should Know... (Corwin)
Audience: Professional
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 120
Published: 15th June 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.13 x 15.88  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.18
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised