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Diversity
wide range of differences among people, families, communities
Culture
socially transmitted ways of thinking, believing, feeling, and acting within a group of people that are passed from one generation to the next
Dominant Culture in the United States
White Anglo Saxon Protestant (WASP, white middle class protestants
Assimilation
process by which an immigrant group or culturally distinct group is incorporated into the dominant culture
Economically disadvantaged
qualified for a free and reduced lunch
acculturation
process of learning the problems of the dominant culture through immersion
Enculturation
the process of learning the characteristics and behaviors of the culture
Socioeconomic status (SES)
measure by occupation, income, and education
Class structure
underclass, upper middle class, working class, middle class
Poverty
economically disadvantaged students
Ethnicity
based on National Origin (common history, language, traditions)
Hispanic, African Americans, Asian Americans, Middle Eastern countries
Language
Conversationally fluent: 2-3 years
Academic Success: 5-7 years
Title IX
equal opportunity in sports for males and females
ARD meeting
Admit Review Dismiss
IEP
individualized education plan
Accomodations
teacher fix classrooms for special needs students, preferential seating
Modifications
change the curriculum for special needs students
Fastest growing religion
Islam, 1st amendment, separation of church and state
Discrimination
individual or institution practices that exclude members of a group from certain rights, opportunities, or benefits
Pluralism
the maintenance of cultures of parallel and equal to the dominant culture in society
prejudice
preconceived negative attitude towards members of an ethnic, racial, religious, or socioeconomic group
racism
the belief that racial differences make one group superior to another
sexism
the belief that men are superior to women; maintain position of males
ableism
the belief that persons with disabilities are inferior to persons without disabilities
McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act
did away with residency requirements for homeless
Bilingual education
strategy that uses English and the native language of students in classroom instruction
English as a second language
an educational strategy for teaching English to speakers of other languages without the use of the native language for instruction
Newcomer programs
new immigrants who have limited or no experience with English and often have limited skills in their native language
Ethnocentrism
belief that members of one's own group are superior to the members of other groups
Prejudice
preconceived negative attitude towards members of an ethnic, racial, religious, or socioeconomic group
Inclusion
the integration of all students, regardless of their background or abilities, in all aspects of the educational process
Child abuse
required by law for teachers to report to CPS, arrive at school hungry, bruised, and depressed
Challenges facing youth today
grow up quickly, peer pressure, media provide conflicting messages
Latchkey children
children going home alone without parents after school