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may include all of the following: race, ethnicity, gender, culture, language (ELL, ESL, or bilingual), Special Needs

Multicultural Education

When students learn similarities and differences and how to adapt to them

Educational Environment

Ed. Environment should: empower ALL students, help students function in society, nurture positive interaction between all students of all cultures, develop and engage unique individual talents

Misconceptions about diverse groups

Gender, expectations of females (being submissive), females not likely to be math/science/technology oriented, Asian Americans are smarter, kids with likmited English are lower learners

What do TEKS contain?

Basic knowledge (not higher level thinking skills)

What TEKS does not contain:

Activities, Resources, Assessments

Benjamin Bloom

he devised a hierarchy of thinking skills from lower levels, or basic skills, to higher levels that include more creative, problem-solving and critical thinking for the students

Objective Writing

The verbs used with this must be measurable to ensure that students kn0w

Bloom's Three Domains for Objectives

Cognitive, Affective, and Psychomotor

Cognitive domain

thinking, memory, and reasoning (six levels) including


ability to recall information presented earlier


ability to demonstrate understanding of information


ability to apply information to new and old


higher order thinking: ability to separate complex information into parts and to recognize the relationship between the parts


higher order thinking: ability to gather info to form new levels of info


higher order thinking: ability to make judgments based on given knowledge

Affective Domain

Attitudes/Feelings; must teach through modeling


result of long term planning

lesson plans

taught in a unit; should fit into the goals of the unit of which it is a part of

Engaging instruction

focusing on students needs, gives students choices, ownership in learning, allows for self-expression, builds self confidence, connects to real world, integrates learning

Reflective Teaching

systematic process of reflection by teacher; leads to self monitoring and self regulation

Cognitive Learning Styles

Field: independent and dependent

Gardner's Multiple Intelligences

a theory that states all student's have strengths in certain areas

Gardner's Multiple Intelligences

a theory that states all student's have strengths in certain areas