From ice-breaking activities to ways to meet specific expectations in all areas of the curriculum, teachers will discover practical strategies and organizational frameworks that will help them to reach all students. Whether you're searching for new ways to inspire students with different learning styles, celebrate the abilities of the physically challenged, or boost the skills of those learning English for the first time, Student Diversity has what you need to meet and defeat the wide variety of challenges in today's classroom. Packed with examples of student work and reproducible worksheets, this book will help to smooth the daily path of beginning and experienced teachers alike.
Author: Joy R. Cowdery
Release Date: 2007
Addressed to teachers learning about children with diverse backgrounds and abilities, offers a set of biographies and simulated files of six students at three educational levels and practical activities that can be used with the biographies and files to s
Author: Eugene E. García
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division
Release Date: 2000
Student Cultural Diversity provides practical advice and solutions to K–12 teachers who ask themselves how to address an increasingly diverse student body. The book's unique framework explores the social, cognitive, and communicative roots of diversity, discussing how children learn to think and communicate within their home, community, and school environments.
Author: Richard D. Bucher
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date: 2014-01-03
Genre: Family & Relationships
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Success/Orientation, Diversity (ie. Managing Diversity), Race and Ethnic Relations, Cultural Diversity in the Workplace, Multiculturalism and Inclusion (ie. leadership, group dynamics, teaching, social media/networking), Education, Nursing, Human Relations, Communications, Hospitality, Social Work/Family Therapy/Human Services, EMS and Fire Science, Counseling, Criminal Justice, Social Justice/Equity; also for teacher-training education courses, and staff/professional development workshops. This work on human diversity integrates personal and organizational perspectives, research, and theories while discussing teamwork, communication, leadership, conflict, social networking, and other issues in the workplace, at school, and in the community. Diversity Consciousness empowers students by helping them develop a "mind-set" which will enable them to be more successful in the 21st century. MyStudentSuccessLab (www.mystudentsuccesslab.com) helps students to 'Start strong, Finish stronger' by acquiring the skills they need to succeed for ongoing personal and professional development. Teaching & Learning Experience: Diversity for Personal and Professional Success On both a cognitive and affective level, it takes students on a journey of learning. This program provides: · Personalized Learning with MyStudentSuccessLab: Whether face-to-face or online, MyStudentSuccessLab helps students build the skills they need through peer-led video interviews, interactive practice exercises, and activities that provide academic, life, and professionalism skills. · Personal and Professional Relevance: Ignites student’s curiosity and questions about the nature and critical importance of diversity and diversity consciousness to off-set passive learning. · End-of-Chapter applications: Reinforces learning and develops diversity consciousness through real-life case studies, thought provoking questions, and a variety of activities (ie. experiential , online, research-oriented). Challenges students to examine their beliefs in a supportive context. · References and Research: Empirically grounded; integrates current research studies and data throughout. Visit Rich Bucher's blog on diversity consciousness and cultural intelligence at www.diversityconsciousness.com/blog Note: This is the standalone book, if you want the book and access code order the ISBN below: 0321970144 / 9780321970145 Diversity Consciousness: Opening our Minds to People, Cultures, and Opportunities Plus NEW MyStudentSuccessLab 2013 Update -- Access Card Package
Author: Michalle E. Mor Barak
Release Date: 2013-03-13
Genre: Business & Economics
Successful management of today’s increasingly diverse workforce is among the most important global challenges faced by corporate leaders, human resource managers, and management consultants. In the third edition of the award-winning book, Managing Diversity: Toward a Globally Inclusive Workplace, Michàlle E. Mor Barak argues that exclusion is among the most critical and pressing problems faced by today’s heterogeneous workforce. Using an original model for creating a globally inclusive workplace coupled with engaging real-world case studies, she outlines unique strategies for unleashing the embedded potential in a multicultural and diverse global workforce. First Edition: Winner of the 2006 Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine and the 2007 Academy of Management's George R. Terry Book Award for “outstanding contribution to the advancement of management knowledge”
Covering the cognitive and emotional foundations of prejudice underpinning all forms of inequality, Understanding the Psychology of Diversity examines social difference, social inequality, and the problems inherent to inequality from a psychological perspective. By studying how the individual constructs his or her view of social diversity and how she or he is defined and influenced by social diversity, the author presents all that psychology has to offer on this critically important topic.
Fifty-Four readings in this 3rd edition collectively show how race has influenced and continues to affect all aspects of American higher education. This volume offers a comprehensive selection of seminal and contemporary publications that are situated across various postsecondary contexts. It is organized around six focal areas of study in the field of higher education: (1) History; (2) Students; (3) Faculty; (4) Curriculum, Teaching and Learning; (5) Organizations, Leadership and Governance; and (6) Policy, Finance and Economics. Also included is a seventh section devoted entirely to critical race perspectives on higher education.
Author: Jennifer Katz
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
Release Date: 2012
In her book Teaching to Diversity, Dr. Jennifer Katz synthesizes the research, and 16 years experience of teaching in inclusive classrooms and schools, to provide answers to several questions: How do I make inclusion work for ALL students? What are the foundational best practices of a truly inclusive learning community? How does one create such a community? The author pulls together, in an organized way, a three-block model of universal design for learning (UDL) and suggests a step-by-step approach for implementing it. This framework includes: Block One, Social and Emotional Learning: details ways to build compassionate learning communities (K-12) in which all students feel safe and valued, and develop a positive self-concept, sense of belonging, and respect for diverse others. Block Two, Inclusive Instructional Practice: includes a framework for planning units from K-12, and explains instructional and management practices for teaching, assessing, grading, and reporting in UDL Classrooms. Block Three, Systems and Structures: suggests strategies for creating inclusive learning communities, and explores ways in which resource teachers, student services personnel, and school administrators can support and create socially and academically inclusive schools and classrooms. The three-block model of UDL can empower educators with the knowledge, skills, and confidence required to teach diverse learners in the same classroom--including those who have previously been excluded. Ultimately, it is about creating classrooms and schools that heal by teaching to the heart, mind, and spirit of every student.
Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education is a working manual that is designed to help managers, academics and members of the professional service teams within universities, recruit and support a diverse student body across the student lifecycle at the same time as delivering a quality student experience in a challenging and pressured environment. Using the Student Experience Practitioner Model as a framework, this book helps colleagues responsible for improving the student experience navigate their way through the maze of student diversity across all levels of study, determining what to deliver, how to deliver it and to whom. It interlinks academic, welfare and support activities at faculty department, school, course and university level to support the student in their university journey. Containing 40 practical and innovative undergraduate UK and international case studies from across 12 countries spanning four continents, this book provides practical examples of recruiting and supporting a diverse student body. It includes initiatives to support: mature students (e.g. academic re-engagement); students with special needs (e.g. dyslexia and other disabilities); international students (e.g. language support requirements); students at risk (e.g. lower socio-economic groups, care leavers, male learners); Transfer and direct entry students (e.g. supporting students through this transition); individual learners and their learning needs (impact of personality on learning); students who support students (e.g. peer support). This book will be of great use to senior and middle administrative managers and academics involved in the recruitment, retention and progression of students; and also to anyone involved in education policy and students aiming to work in higher education.
This work covers the scope of oppressions in America. It contains a mix of short personal and theoretical essays and should be designed as an introduction to the topics at hand. The selections include writings from Cornel West, Michael Omi, Audre Lorde, Gloria Anzaldua and Michelle Fine.
Author: Adrian Ashman
Publisher: Pearson Australia
Release Date: 2014-08-01
For special education courses in schools of early childhood, primary and secondary education. Education for Inclusion and Diversity 5e continues to build on the concept of inclusive curriculum and the diversity of learning needs. This Australian text gives students a broad understanding of the principles of inclusive education, and the ways in which teachers can accommodate the differing learning needs of their students. It has been written by experts in the field of inclusion and special needs education with the particular aim of teaching students how to apply the ideas that have been presented in each chapter.
Author: Caroline S. Clauss-Ehlers
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date: 2006-08-17
This manual provides a workbook for educators charged with training others in the area of diversity. Lectures, instructional activities, discussion questions, and resource lists promote learning about dimensions of diversity such as culture, race, ethnicity, social class, gender, exceptionality, and language. The author provides an approach to teaching multicultural education that is easy for educators to grasp and implement.
Author: Kathryn Canas
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
Release Date: 2013-04-11
Genre: Business & Economics
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Directed primarily toward undergraduate business majors, this text also provides practical content to current and aspiring industry professionals. Opportunities and Challenges of Workplace Diversity teaches readers to uncover and understand the complexities of managing diversity through a unique dialogue of opportunity. Through its three-tiered structure this text effectively explains the complexities of managerial and legal aspects in workplace diversity; presents examples of positive and negative management methods; encouragesreaders to develop a set of skills they will need when managing diversity in their careers.
Author: Andrés T. Tapia
Release Date: 2013-05-30
Genre: Business & Economics
Dramatically changing demographics are upending politics, marketplaces, and workplaces. In this Second Edition of The Inclusion Paradox: The Obama Era and the Transformation of Global Diversity, Andrés T. Tapia, President of Diversity Best Practices and former Chief Diversity Officer for a global firm, examines how today’s hyper-diverse world of the Obama Era is transforming policy agendas, marketplace penetration, and workforce management -- and what those changes mean for our future. With its more than fifty new pages of updated facts, figures, and current event references, in this Second Edition, Tapia explores not the political implications, but rather the cultural implications of what it takes to move into the next generation of diversity work to grow business and attract and retain the best talent. He makes the case that the work of diversity and inclusion has never been more urgent, particularly as everything has globalized at a massive scale. But nations and companies are woefully and dangerously unprepared for this diversity. Because it’s one thing to acknowledge the diversity already here, quite another to make the most out of it. “Diversity is the mix. Inclusion is making the mix work” is what Author Andres T. Tapia says about this reality. Which means that inclusion is hard. Very hard. Harder than diversity itself. Inclusion defines the challenge all leaders face as they address the dramatic shifts of diversity --racial, ethnic, generational, gender, sexual orientation, faith, personality, nationality, and on -- in our workplaces and communities. As author Tapia writes in one of his pivotal chapters, not being able to manage these differences well is leading us all to ask about others, “Are You Evil, a Moron, or Just Plain Incompetent?” The key, therefore, to facing these diversity and inclusion challenges is developing the skills and abilities to, while still nurturing our commonalities, to constructively know how to surface our differences so we can treat others not as we would like to be treated, but as they would like to be treated.