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A set of learned beliefs, values, symbols, and behaviors, a way of life shared by members of a society
Argument that students do poorly in school because of their cultural, social, or linguistic background.
-Values, language patterns, and behaviors learned at home put these students at an academic disadvantage.
-Ex. Fewer books read, fewer vocab words used by parents
Belief that some children do poorly because their teachers do not expect much of kids from certain racial and ethnic groups.
-Teach kids differently, and kids' grades suffer
Cultural Difference Theory
Asserts that academic problems can be overcome if educators study and mediate the cultural gap separating school and home
Groups incorporated into the mainstream culture
-Transforming immigrants into a new person, an American
Recognition that some groups, voluntarily or involuntarily, have maintained their culture and their language.
-If teachers are open to other cultures, and peoples, they and their students will learn and grow
The use of two languages for education
Students either learned speak English as they sat in class, or they failed school
- "Speak or sink"
Uses the native language as a bridge to English language instruction. Academic subjects are first taught in the native language, and transition into their new language.
Designed to help children develop academic skills in both their native language and English. Education is taught in both the native language and English to create a truly bilingual student. Students learn about the history of their ethnic group as well as that of the dominant culture.
Education is exclusively in English. Immersion cannot truly be considered bilingual but is used with ELLs nonetheless. Teachers using an immersion model often understand the students' native language but deliver lessons in a "sheltered" or simplified English vocabulary that attempts to familiarize students with English while learning academic content.
Provides special pull-out classes for additional instruction in reading and writing in English.
Goal: Assimilate learners into the English language as quickly as possible.
Focuses on heroes, holidays, and dicrete cultural elements
Content, concepts, themes, and perspectives are added to the curriculum without changing its structure
Structure of curriculum is changed to enable students to view concepts, issues, events, and themes from the perspectives of diverse ethnic and cultural groups.
Social Action Approach
Students make decisions on important social issues and take actions to help solve them.
Believes that one way to achieve greater understanding and more positive attitudes toward different groups is to integrate and broaden the curriculum to make it more inclusive and action oriented.
Dimensions of Multicultural Education
1.Expanding the curriculum to reflect America's diversity
2.Using teaching strategies that are responsive to different learning styles
3.Supporting the multicultural competence of teachers so they are comfortable and knowledgeable working with students and families of different cultures
4.A commitment to social justice, promoting efforts to work and teach toward local and global equality.
Well-respected women with an interest in education turned their homes into schools and these became known as dame schools.
The masters or "teachers" served in place of the child's parent
Latin Grammar School
Only available to boys who could afford to pay for their education
Offered education to all white Americans rich or poor
Offered education with many courses; accepted both boys and girls who could afford in the institution.
Established first "common school" or elementary school as we know it today, known for introducing education to the common person. Believed education should serve both practical and idealistic goals
Teaching was gendered male, although some women taught at home in dame schools
Kalamazoo Michigan Case
Ruled taxes could be used to support secondary schools
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