TED605 The Diverse Classroom
Lead Faculty: Dr. Valerie K. Amber
Complexity of today’s classroom through cultural diversity, student development, curriculum planning, including curriculum development, design, implementation and evaluation.
- Demonstrate through the anchor activities an understanding, appreciation, respect and acceptance for student diversity and individual identity as influenced by:
a.Values, social class, nationality, race, ethnic group, religion, geographic region, gender and family.
b.Abilities and disabilities, as seen in exceptionalities and multiple intelligences
TPE Domains & TPEs addressed: C: 4,5,6; D: 8; E: 11; F: 12, 13
TPA Task 1,2
- Identify and describe:
Ways in which theories of human development influence educational practice;
Good teaching practices as identified by Teacher Performance Expectations
TPE Domains & TPEs addressed: C: 6
TPA Task 2
- Describe characteristics of students in relation to:
Physical, cognitive, social, and emotional development throughout the school years; and
Exceptional needs (learning disabled, mentally retarded, behavior disorders, communicatively disabled, those with sensory disabilities, and gifted and talented).
TPE Domains & TPEs addressed: C: 4,5,6
TPA Task 1, 2
- Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge to practice by:
Adapting instruction and assessment to student differences so that students meet curriculum-based state standards;
Using knowledge of English learners experience and family background to influence classroom practice;
Reflecting on personal teaching/learning practices.
TPE Domains & TPEs addressed: A; B: 2, 3; C: 4,5,7; D: 8,9; E: 11; F: 13
TPA Task 1, 2