As opposed to this, many African American, Asian, Arab, Latin American, and Native American cultures are collectivist in their value system.Meaning, instead of valuing individual competitiveness, it's more about working together that's important to them.
When it comes to individualistic fitness, the physical education teacher can help students learn how to design their own fitness plans and monitor their progress through logs so they can see how much better they are doing at one or another exercise or game.
For example, a fitness plan may include climbing a rope and seeing if the student gets faster over time.
In today’s classrooms teachers work with a variety of students with a diverse range of backgrounds and therefore a wide variety of learning needs.
Statistics show that Canada's foreign-born population is at its highest level in 70 years and Canada’s visible minority population has tripled since 1981 (Coalition for Equal Access to Education).
Teachers use a variety of strategies to plan seating charts, from alphabetical order to complex arrangements based on ability.
When considering the needs of IEP students—in particular those with behavior issues—choosing neighbors who will be positive role models is often the best strategy.
It is important as an educator to understand that just because these students are classified as a general group does not mean that each student can be understood in the same way.
Each ELL student will be different from the next and require different accommodations and cultural awareness.
Today we're going to meet three students: Giang, Isabella, and Alex. How can we accommodate these diverse students in physical education class? Giang is a student who was born and partially raised in Vietnam.
The final student is also from a different country but is only beginning to learn English.
The fourth edition of Effective Teaching Strategies that Accommodate Diverse Learners has been updated to reflect: new research and implications for diverse learners; new results from assessment of student achievement and progress; the most current trends and changing demographics; and updated policy and practice and how these affect implementation of curriculum and instruction for diverse learners in today’s schools.