EDU 639 (ASH)
EDU 639 Complete Class EDU 639 Week 1 Assignment Diary Entry of a Diverse Student EDU 639 Week 1 DQ 1 The Socio-Historical Context of Multi-Cultural Education EDU 639 Week 1 DQ 2 Bias and Social Psychology EDU 639 Week 1 Journal EDU 639 Week 2 DQ 1 Gender and Gender-Fluidity EDU 63..
EDU 639 Week 1 Assignment Diary Entry of a Diverse Student Consider the demographic of your local school and identify one student from a background that would be most different from your own. Imagine the first day of school from this student’s perspective as you are introduced to the class ..
EDU 639 Week 1 DQ 1 The Socio-Historical Context of Multicultural Education Describe the socio-historical and contemporary contexts for multicultural and bilingual education in your school district. How have decisions such as Brown vs. the Board of Education, the 2007 ruling by the Supreme Court ..
EDU 639 Week 1 DQ 2 Bias and Social Psychology Social scientists believe that everyone possesses conscious and unconscious, preferences for some social groups over others. Consider your own background and experience with race, gender, class, ethnicity, sexual orientation. What groups do you gravi..
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EDU 639 Week 2 DQ 1 Gender and Gender Fluidity View the short documentary entitled, I’m Just Anneke. How does gender color one’s perspective on the world and relation to society? How are gender and gender-stereotypes perpetuated by schools? What do you think about gender-fluidity and how do you i..
EDU 639 Week 2 DQ 2 Race: Illusion vs. Reality Explore the interactive tutorial “Sorting People: Can You Tell Somebody’s Race by Looking at Them?”. What surprised you about activity? If race is an illusion, why is it so dangerous to be "color-blind" as an educator? How can we work to combat insti..
EDU 639 Week 2 Gendered Experience of Racism Choose one of the following topics and respond in a one-to-two page paper: a. Watch the documentary A Girl Like Me, then provide a one-to-two page commentary on the intersection of race and gender by addressing the following: § How is racism tran..
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EDU 639 Week 3 DQ 1 Segregation What different forms can segregation take in US schools? When can these methods affirm diversity and when are they detrimental to learning? Consider economic segregation, culturally-based schools (i.e. African American, Latino, or Native American), gender-spe..
EDU 639 Week 3 DQ 2 Additive vs. Subtractive Bilingualism View the video entitled, Immersion. How accurate (or over-dramatized) is Moises’s story? What might his teacher and principal have done differently in order to capitalize on the strengths of what Moisesdoes know in order to help him “add” ..
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EDU 639 Week 4 Cultural Immersion and Socio Historical Research and Presentation Identify a culture you might encounter as a teacher which you have very little knowledge about and would like to further explore (you may select the same cultural group you chose for the Cultural Immersion Acti..
EDU 639 Week 4 DQ 1 Common Beliefs Explore Commonly Held Beliefs that Influence Teachers’ Work with Diverse Students. Before clicking the link, select one of the commonly held beliefs listed under “Step 2” that you identify with the most. Explain why you identify with this belief. Next, click the..
EDU 639 Week 4 DQ 2 The Culture of Poverty Theorists warn against the continued use of deficit theories to connect low social-economic standing to failure in school. They have left a lasting mark on schools. Identify a student from a low socio-economic status, either from experience or from the c..
EDU 639 Week 5 DQ 1 Non Parents and Kids View the short documentary Homecoming. Is there anything teachers can do to help students like Ron feel safer in school in towns like Ron’s hometown? Is it better for gay, lesbian, asexual, transsexual or parents with these orientations to simply seek..
EDU 639 Week 5 DQ 2 Tracking, Grouping and Dis-Ability in the Classroom Read the article, “Into the Mainstream.” What are the unique challenges and rewards of integrating kids labeled “disabled” into mainstream classrooms? How can these observations be applied to ideas regarding tracking of non-d..
EDU 639 Week 6 DQ 1 Affirming Diversity within the Community Identify factors that can help you build successful bridges between the educational setting and the community. Describe how these may impact the community and school setting. What are the community resources and social services in your ..
EDU 639 Week 6 DQ 2 Becoming a Multicultural Educator How do you intend to expand your horizons to become a multicultural person who helps students add new cultural ideas to their experience? How can you help students learn more about their own culture and incorporate what they already know into ..
EDU 639 Week 6 Final Paper The Final Paper will require you to describe your community demographics and predict the type of diversity you might expect to find in your classroom. You will then identify at least three (3) cases which represent some of the different groups found in your community. I..
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