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GCU EDU 230 Entire Course Cultural Diversity in the Classroom

GCU EDU 230 Entire Course Cultural Diversity in the Classroom

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EDU 230 Cultural Diversity in the Classroom Entire Course 

GCU EDU 230 Full Course

GCU EDU 230 Week 1 Discussion 1

Discuss how a teacher should attempt to connect with students who do not share a similar background, life experiences, or situations that influence learning. Consider empathy versus sympathy in terms of your response as well as the individual needs of students.

GCU EDU 230 Week 1 Discussion 2

What cultural challenges do you see happening in your future schools/classrooms and with your students? Keep in mind your own perspective as well as those of your students.

GCU EDU 230 Week 1 Cultural Diversity and Education

Details:

Part One: Collage: Personal Cultural Identity

Create a collage with at least eight images that shows your cultural identity by including photographs of artifacts from your culture. These photographs may be personal and/or found through Internet resources. Use the questions below to help drive your image selection:

1.    From where did your ancestors come?

2.    What process did they take to make that journey?

3.    What do you consider your culture?

4.    When did you first become aware of your culture?

5.    What do you value about your culture?

6.    What does it mean to you to be an American?

7.    What does citizenship mean to you?

Part Two: Interview: Cultural Identity

Use the questions below to interview one adult:

1.    When did your ancestors come here?

2.    What process did they take to make the journey?

3.    What do you consider to be your culture?

4.    When did you first become aware of your culture?

5.    What do you value about your culture?

6.    What does it mean to you to be an American?

7.    What does citizenship mean to you?

8.    How would you describe yourself and your personal values about others who are in any way different from you?

9.    What effects might cultural diversity have in the classroom?

Part Three: Cultural Diversity: Impact on the Classroom

Write a 250-500-word paper that discusses cultural identity and its implications for the classroom. Describe the differences in cultural identity between yourself and your interviewee.

Given the interviewee’s responses to questions 8 and 9 and your own responses to these same questions, discuss the possible effects and advantages of having culturally diverse students in the classroom.

Submit your collage, interview questions with answers, and paper as one deliverable.

Prepare this assignment according to the GCU guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GCU EDU 230 Week 2 Discussion 1

Is it important for parents to know what is happening at school, specifically in their own children’s classrooms? Why or why not?

GCU EDU 230 Week 2 Discussion 2

What role does technology have in the school’s communication with parents/guardians? How do you believe this will increase in the coming years?

GCU EDU 239 Week 2 Home and School Connection

Part One: Parent/Guardian Interview

Interview two parents/guardians from different families with school-age children (consider diversity). One of those parents/guardians may be you. Record the responses to the following questions:

1.    How do you find out about the activities and decisions of your school?

2.    Do you think that the school strives to meet the needs of its students? Is it successful in this venture? Why or why not?

3.    Do you feel welcome at the school? Why or why not? Provide an example.

4.    What are the strengths and weaknesses of communication from the school?

5.    How would you respond to an increase of electronic communication?

6.    Would better home and school communication improve your child’s education? Why or why not?

Part Two: Administrator Questions

After interviewing the parents/guardians, construct a series of five to seven questions you could ask administrators about policies of communication to parents/guardians. Consider the following:

1.    Strengths and weaknesses

2.    Electronic communication

3.    Best practices

4.    Future trends

5.    Challenges

Part Three: Faculty Presentation

Create a 10-15 slide PowerPoint or Prezi presentation to deliver at a faculty meeting. Include the following:

1.    Describe at least three strategies for improving home and school communication. Draw upon the information obtained from Part One: Parent/Guardian Interview and Part Two: Administrator Questions.

2.    Include other resources as desired.

3.    Include slide notes and images/illustrations.

In addition, include a title slide, reference slide, slide notes, key phrases, and images/illustrations. Title slide and reference slide are not included in the 10-15 slides required.

Submit the Parent/Guardian Interview, Administrator Questions, and Faculty Presentation as one deliverable.

While GCU format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GCU EDU 230 Week 3 Discussion 1

Why should teachers seek to understand the perspectives of their students’ cultures, customs, and traditions?

GCU EDU 230 Week 3 Discussion 2

What is a current multicultural practice being implemented in your state or local school district? Do you feel this approach encompasses all cultures in your community? Why or why not?

GCU EDU 230 Week 3 CLC Historical Perspectives of Multiculturalism

Understanding Educational Movements

Details:

This is a Collaborative Learning Community assignment.

Your instructor will assign a specific educational movement to your group from the following list:

Women’s Movement

Ethnic/Cultural Movement

Standards Movement

Choice/Accountability Movement

Create a 10-15 slide PowerPoint or Prezi presentation that chronicles the historical progression of multicultural education by examining the assigned educational movement.  The 10-15 slides are to include the following:

Describe the movement including when the movement occurred or is occurring as well as any biases or stereotypes;

Describe 2-3 legal actions and their effect on education; and

Describe strategies for designing instruction and assessment that eliminates bias and overcomes stereotypes.

In addition, include a title slide, reference slide, slide notes, key phrases, and images/illustrations. Title slide and reference slide are not included in the 10-15 slides required.

While GCU format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GCU EDU 230 Week 3 Cultural Identifiers Challenges and Responses

Details:

Complete the “Cultural Identifiers – Challenges and Responses” document found in the Topic Materials. Use complete sentences and be specific in your description of the potential challenges and appropriate responses for each example.  Consider how you would handle the circumstance as a future teacher so that you would offer the best learning experience for all students.

For each of the eleven examples, select from the following list of cultural identifiers: ability, age, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status (class), body image (“lookism”), educational background, academic/social achievement, family of origin, family make up, geographic/regional background, language, learning style, beliefs (political, social, religious), or globalism/internationalism.

While GCU format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GCU EDU 230 Week 4 Discussion 1

What challenges do today’s teachers have in their classrooms that yesterday’s teachers did not experience?

GCU EDU 230 Week 4 Discussion 2

Based on the assigned readings, in your opinion, what is the most important transformation to happen in schools? Why?

GCU EDU 230 Week 4 Teaching Strategies

Details:

Complete the “Teaching Strategies” document. The document provides four scenarios regarding second language acquisition for English Language Learners. After reading each scenario, do the following:

1.    Evaluate each scenario. Determine what development stage of second language acquisition is represented and provide the rationale for your choice.

2.    Describe teaching strategies that can be used to support the student and provide rationales for your choices.

While GCU format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GCU EDU 230 Week 5 Discussion 1

In your own words, what is differentiated instruction for diverse student populations?

GCU EDU 230 Week 5 Discussion 2

How does the use of different assessments support the use of differentiated instructions?

GCU EDU 230 Week 5 CLC Lesson Plan Analysis

Details:

This is a Collaborative Learning Community assignment.

Analyze two of the lesson plans in the topic materials, one SIOP and one EEI, using the questions below. Discuss each question as a group, but one analysis is to be written for the group.

1.    Are the objectives aligned with academic standards? State how the lesson objectives support the academic standards.

2.    Are the assessments aligned with the objectives? Is it explicitly clear what the students should know and be able to do by the end of the lesson? What is the evidence demonstrating mastery of knowledge and/or skills that will support the lesson objectives?

3.    Is the instructional planning relevant to the objectives? Does instructional planning meet the needs of a diverse population? Name the activities that support the needs of a diverse population. List other activities that could be used to support the needs of a diverse population.

4.    Are there frequent and multiple ways to check for understanding during instruction? List the check for understanding strategies. List other strategies that could be utilized to check for student understanding.

5.    Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of SIOP and EEI lesson plans.

Submit the analysis for the group.

While GCU style format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GCU EDU 230 Week 6 Discussion 1

When was the last time you were encouraged, praised, and/or valued by a compliment? Why as a society do we not do this more often? How do you think this affects students?

GCU EDU 230 Week 6 Discussion 2

What role does the school or education system play in building self-confidence and self-esteem of youth? Why is this not done more often? Explain.

GCU EDU 230 Week 6 Educational Citizenship-Character Programs

Details:

Choose two educational citizenship/character programs that you could use in your future school setting. Evaluate them using the “Educational Citizenship/Character Programs” document, which includes the following criteria:

1.    Why you chose the program

2.    Rationale for implementation

3.    Resources needed

4.    Cost

5.    Implementation time

6.    Teacher training available

7.    Research supporting success

While GCU style format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion of the assignment.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

GCU EDU 230 Week 6 Multicultural Book Flyers

Details:

Choose and read two multicultural picture books, story books or chapter books that are appropriate for the group of students in your program of study. You may use the websites listed in the topic materials or your local library to access possible books for this assignment.

Create a one-page flyer for each of the books you chose to read. Refer to the “Sample Flyer” document in the topic materials for possible ideas to use in creating your flyers. Be creative, but be sure to include the following:

Title of the book

Author of the book

Summary paragraph of the book

Three images or illustrations related to the book

Two uses in the classroom for the book

Three different professional reviews of the book

Brief analysis of how multiculturalism is incorporated in light of the following criteria given in “Evaluating Children’s Books for Bias”:

1.    Omission

2.    Illustrations

3.    Check the story line

4.    Authenticity

5.    Relationships between people

6.    Heroines/Heroes

7.    Child’s self-image

8.    Author’s or Illustrator’s background

9.    Author’s or Illustrator’s perspective

10.  Language

11.  Copyright date

While GCU style format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected and in-text citations and references should be presented using GCU documentation guidelines, which can be found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are not required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Submit both flyers as one deliverable.

GCU EDU 230 Week 7 Discussion 1

Why is classroom management a critical focus of effective instruction?

GCU EDU 230 Week 7 Discussion 2

Provide at least two common concerns or issues with cooperative learning. Highlight at least two effective teaching strategies to support the use and effect of cooperative learning.

GCU EDU 230 Week 7 Assignment Benchmark- Issues in Multicultural Education

Details:

Explore local issues in your community that affect the education of diverse students. Possible issues may include, but are not limited to, inequities among districts in your area regarding teaching materials, quality of school programs, funding for cultural enrichment activities, etc.

Research an issue described above and analyze possible solutions you would implement in your future classroom.

Develop a 750-1,000-word plan of action to solve the chosen issue, including the following:

·         A statement of the problem.

·         Who is involved:

·         As part of the problem?

·         As part of the solution?

·         What is the proposed solution?

·         What will be needed to implement the solution (such as money, time, manpower,
materials, etc.)?

·         What is the projected timeline to implement the solution?

·         What is the expected outcome?

Use the GCU Library to research a minimum of three to five peer-reviewed articles that can be used in support of your content.

Prepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the GCU Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.

This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.

You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin.

Submit the assignment to the instructor by the end of Topic 7.

Additionally, submit the assignment in Taskstream. Directions for submitting to Taskstream can be found on the College of Education’s page in the Student Success Center.