Diversity EDUC 2201. Rebecca Broeker March 5, 2003. Definition. Diversity/multicultural education: Education that takes into consideration a wide range of students with different backgrounds which influence learning. . Definition continued.
March 5, 2003
Offering assistance in learning English, as a second language, can be something extra offered in schools as needed.
For the most part, students need to be placed in their regular classroom the majority of the day.
Children will learn English by being exposed to it on a daily basis.Bilingual Education
Keeping a “language minority” child in the regular classroom should benefit the child in several ways.
They are not singled out but allowed to integrate into the classroom with their peers.
They are exposed to exactly the same material as everyone else.Bilingual Educationcontinued
Also it has become somewhat common today to have different language speaking children in the same classroom.Bilingual Educationcontinued
To expand on that, I will try to incorporate “differences” in my curriculum. By creating opportunities to learn about different cultures and races within any subject area, teachers can reinforce acceptance and tolerance of the diversity present in our world. A show and tell or other types of opportunities for students to share some of their culture with the class might be considered.
Some of the ways that teachers can become aware of the varying differences between their students could include: