Methods & Materials for Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Students. Elsie Goldtooth Marie Max Marjorie Nez Leslie Tallsalt. Outline . Introduction Strategies Dine Philosophy Thematic Unit: The Goat in the Rug Mathematics-Geometric Designs Social Studies-Navajo Weaving
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Children from culturally & linguistically diverse backgrounds comprise a large percentage of a school’s population.
1997 Reauthorization of IDEA, Congress stated that the Federal Government must be responsive to the growing need of an increasingly more diverse society.Introduction
Become familiar with and respect the different cultures and languages.
Value the students’ background and experiences.
Develop a culturally relevant curriculum.
Adapt instruction to student learning styles.
Build upon the students’ strengths.
Work with parents in the community.
The Goat backgrounds comprise a large percentage of a school’s population.
in the Rug
As told to Charles L. Blood & Martin Link
“Don’t teach me my culture, backgrounds comprise a large percentage of a school’s population.use my culture to teach me.”