Teaching What Matters Most. Standards and Strategies for Raising Student Achievement. Strong, Silver , & Perini, 2001. Four Standards. Rigor Thought Diversity Authenticity. Interests Abilities Cultural inheritance Learning style Intelligence preferences. What do we mean by diversity?.
Standards and Strategies for Raising Student Achievement
Strong, Silver, & Perini, 2001
We value diversity because different students need different styles of instruction to acquire the learning we offer.
2. We value diversity because different students need different modes of assessment to demonstrate their learning.
3. We value diversity because each child’s interests and talents, concerns, and fascinations are the best foundation for increasing that child’s ability and motivation to learn.
4. We value diversity because the operation of democracy requires an in-depth understanding of a variety of perspectives and contributions, as well as the ability to listen and learn from the lives and cultures of a variety of people.
Diversity is the goal of helping all students develop to the full their unique and personal potentials by varying instruction, assessment, and content to both support students in the use of their own resources and challenge them to acquire and understand the resources of others.
Acknowledges certain students learn differently; recognizes school’s responsibility.