How does poverty impact a student's ability to learn?
Many factors maintain a cycle of poverty like poor healthcare for mother and child, limited resources, family stress, interruption in schooling, low expectations - low self-esteem, exposure to violence, overcrowding, homelessness, discrimination and other factors could impact a student's ability to learn.
Describe strategies to help you work with culturally diverse students?
Multicultural education is one response to the increasing diversity of the school population as well as to the growing demand for equality for all groups. This can be done by using examples and content from a variety of cultures when teaching a subject called content integration, helping students understand how knowledge is influenced by beliefs, reducing prejudice, creating social structures in schools that support learning and development for all students, and using teaching methods that reach all students then the multicultural education becomes relevant to all subjects and all students.
Effects of insisting students with disabilities be in classes with normal students
Different classroom discipline and management systems
Is beneficial to their education and other students.
Teachers should insist on students with disabilites be educated in a regular classroom.
How might curriculum-based measurement (CBM) be a more appropriate means of testing?
What are Skinner's Schedules of Reinforcement?
different patterns of reinforcing behavior lead to different levels of response. This was an accidental discovery when he did not want to make more foot pellets.
3 kinds of metacognition
1- person/declarative: understanding ones own capabilities and limitations
2- task/procedural: how one perceives the difficulty of an assignment
3- strategy/conditional: knowing when and why to use these skills t ensure the task is completed successfully