What is the name of the Organization of States that establishes performance based standards and licensure for teachers?
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)
What are the 5 standards critical to improving the learning of diverse students?
1. Joint Productive Activity
2. Language Development
4. Challenging Activities
5. Instructional conversation
___ is about teachers and students facilitating learning.
a.Joint productive activity b.Language development c.Contextualization d.Challenging Activities e.Instructional Conversation
a. Joint Productive Activity
___ improves competency in the language and literacy of instruction. a.Joint productive activity b.Language development c.Contextualization d.Challenging Activities e.Instructional Conversation
b. Language Development
___ is about connecting teaching and curriculum to students' lives gives meaning to the subjects being taught. a.Joint productive activity b.Language development c.Contextualization d.Challenging Activities e.Instructional Conversation
___ is teaching complex thinking that challenges students to develop cognitive complexity. a.Joint productive activity b.Language development c.Contextualization d.Challenging Activities e.Instructional Conversation
d. Challenging Activities
___ is teaching through conversation that engages students through dialogue. a.Joint productive activity b.Language development c.Contextualization d.Challenging Activities e.Instructional Conversation
e. Instructional Conversation
What are some ways that Teenagers recommend that Teachers show respect, trust, and fairness?
*Being clear about expectations
*Knowing the subject that you are teaching
*Encourage them to do their best
*Being prepared to teach every day
*Making sure each student is learning
*Grading fairly, not giving advantages to some students
*Admitting when you have made a mistake
*Not denigrating them
*Not showing your biases in the classroom
*Treating them like they are mature young people
*Listening to them and asking what they think
*caring about their lives
*Not betraying their confidences
____ is a creole of English with words and phrases from Hawaiian, Chinese, Japanese, Etc. (mixing english and other languages together)
What is a IEP?
an Individualized Education Plan; a written program required for all children with disabilities. It includes performance, goals, objectives, services needed, etc.
What is Additive Bilingualism?
Learning of two languages where neither dominates the other
Which Religious Denomination has the largest private education system in the world?
The Roman Catholic Church
What is Nonverbal Communication?
the conveyance of messages without language, such as through attitude, personality, manner, and even dress
What is a Magnet School?
schools where the curriculum emphasize a particular subject or field, such as performing arts or mathematics and science.
Define Rural (a), Suburban (b), and Metropolitan (c)
(a) - small towns with wide open space; farming
(b) - communities surrounding a city; home to many city workers
(c) - densly populated city with less populated suburbs
Where is the least Racially diverse area of the country located?
Define Child Abuse
the physical or psychological mistreatment of a child
What are some characteristics of at-risk children?
sudden changes in behavior
has not received help for physical or medical problem brought to parents attention
seems very watchful, almost nervous
lacks adult supervision
is overly compliant, passive, or withdrawn
comes to school or other activities early, stays late, and doesn't want to go home
What is Title I?
provides a fair, equal opportunity for all children to receive a high-level of education
What is Title VII?
prohibits employment discrimination based on religion, race, sex, etc.
What is Title IX?
provides females equal access to all aspects of education, including the curriculum and athletics
___ and ____ children are considered to have extraordinary abilities in one or more areas
What american school school districts have the largest ELL population?
Los Angeles Unified, New York, and Chicago
What Religious Group is the largest in the United States?
Christian with Protestant Influence
What is Intelligent Design?
suggests that only an intelligent being could have created a natural world that is so complex and so well ordered.
______ is the area of the united states with the largest African American population.
What are Intellectual Disabilities?
Impaired intellectual functioning with limited adaptive behavior. Also referred to as "cognitive disabilities" and "mental retardation"
When does Censorship occur?
when expressive materials such as books, magazines, films, videos, or works are removed because they are identified as disrespectful, destructive, obscene, etc.
_______ includes many subregions with distinctive cultures with slow developing schools. 50% of the US African Americans live here.
____ have historically been stereotyped as poverty-stricken, violent, and lazy. School attendance is historically lower
_____ was home to the early political centers of the European settlers. It is among the least racially diverse areas of the country.
New England and Mid-Atlantic
______ has less ethnic and racial diversity than other areas of the country.
Great Plains and Midwest
Half of __________ population have national orgins other than Western Europe.
_____ is more diverse than the rest of the country.
_____ is categorizing students according to disabilities and/or culture
____ is a method that gang members use to communicate and state claim to their territory.