DiversityInthe Classroom By: Paul Bouse, Lizzy Curtis, Chaz Brock Cody Freels, and Nick Camacho
What is Diversity in the Classroom? A. Ethnicity of people. B. Economic Classes. C. Disabilities. D. Social groups. E. All of the above.
What is the best way to handle diversity in the classroom? A. Ignore it. B. Teach the students at an early age. C. Deny it is happening. D. Leave alone until it causes a problem.
Which top two races have less school funding? A. Caucasians and Germans B. Hispanics and Russians C. Native Americans and African Americans D. African Americans and Hispanics
What is a minority? A. A group that is inferior to the rest of the population. B. Someone who was not born in the united states but is currently living here. C. Someone who is not Caucasian. D. Leprechaun
What are the 3 main Social Classes? A. Lower, Middle and Upper. B. Lower, Lowest and Upper. C. Lower, Green and Middle. D. Rich, Famous and Infamous.
What are the percentage of people in each economic class? A. Upper=100%, Middle=100% and Lower= -8%. B. Upper=4%, Middle=47% and Lower =49%. C. Upper=0%, Middle=467% and Lower =49%. D. Upper=20%, Middle=36% and Lower =44%.
The 2000 Census said 1 out of every __ children has a physical or mental disability. A. 15 B. 48 C. 12 D. 500
What percent of disabled children attend general schools? A. 95% B. 0.7734% C. 76% D. 87%
What percentage of students experience social pain while in school? A. 15% B. 20% C. 40% D. 18%
Ethnicity • Major ethnicities and races • Treat all ethnicities and races equal • Ways to avoid segregation in the classroom.
Economic Classes • Upper, Middle and Lower Classes • Teaching Methods • Ways to avoid separation in economic classes
Special Needs • Physical Disabilities • Mental Disabilities Mainstreaming • More Included • Greater Understanding • Better Teachers • May Cause Distractions
Social Groups within Schools • Very popular kids. • Accepted kids. • Average or Ambiguous kids • Neglected kids. • Controversial kids. • Rejected kids.
For the Teacher Learn as much as possible Be aware and observant Make an adaptive environment Create a sense of Community