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… (More)
Week 1 DQ1 New Federalism From the 1970s to the present, a shift in the evolution of public policy moved toward a New Federalism. How did this effect public policy? Was this positive or negative? Why?… (More)
Review the questions, links and accompanying videos for the Commonly Held Beliefs that Influence Teachers’ Work with Diverse Students at http://www.tolerance.org/tdsi/cb_intro. Which of the 13 misconceptions stand out for you as being particularly important for… (More)
You will create an 8-10 slide (not including the title and reference slide) presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint. The presentation should provide an overview of the arguments, ideas, facts, and information students will be applying to their… (More)
Week 5 DQ 1 Environmental Issues As the environmental issues become a global policy issue, how much does a country sacrifice for its global needs? Provide an example of a current environmental issue in an industrialized country. You initial post should be 250-300 words. Respond to at least two other students’ postings.
Week 3 DQ 1 Second Language Learners Imagine that you teach in a school where the majority of the student population is English speaking, and there is a growing a number of English language learners. You… (More)
Week 1 DQ 1 The Socio-Historical Context of Multi-Cultural 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,… (More)
There are four dissociative disorders: Dissociative Amnesia, Dissociative Fugue, Depersonalization Disorder and the Dissociative Identity Disorder. These disturbances are characterized by profound alterations of consciousness and memory. A person’s sense of identity and his/her perception of… (More)