Read the articles “10 Effective DAP Teaching Strategies” and “Culturally Responsive Classroom Strategies.” In addition, view the Culture in the Classroom website and the Lisa Delpit Interview article.
After reviewing the required resources, identify and discuss three challenges involved with ensuring that teaching strategies are appropriate for culturally diverse children. Then, discuss these cultural challenges in the classroom using one sociological perspective (i.e., functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interactionism, etc.) and another relevant perspective, such as Piaget’s preoperational stage of development. Finally, identify and discuss how the challenges related to differences in culture may be addressed by a teacher in a way that increases the child’s cognitive advancement and academic success.
You must use at least three scholarly sources other than the textbook and required resources for this assignment. The paper must include a summary of each of the challenges identified and each of the remedies to those challenges. In addition, you must include an explanation of the cultural challenges in the classroom using one of the sociological perspectives and Piaget’s theory of the preoperational stage of cognitive development.
- Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length, not including title and reference pages, and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must include at least three scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook and required resources.
- Must include, on the final page, a reference list that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.
- Must be well organized and reflect college-level writing.
- National Association for the Education of Young Children. (n.d). 10 effective DAP teaching strategies. Retrieved from http://www.naeyc.org/dap/10-effective-dap-teaching-strategies
- This article provides an overview of developmentally appropriate practices (DAP) that effectively help young children develop and learn. Read this article to successfully complete this week’s assignment “Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Strategies.”Accessibility Statement does not exist.
New York University Steinhardt School. (2008). Culturally responsive classroom strategies. Retrieved from http://steinhardt.nyu.edu/scmsAdmin/uploads/005/121/Culturally%20Responsive%20Classroom%20Mgmt%20Strat2.pdf
- This article discusses various elements of Culturally Responsive Classroom Management (CRCM). Read this article to successfully complete this week’s assignment “Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Strategies.”Accessibility Statement does not exist.
- Marciniak, C. (Writer & director). (2008). Life at 3: Bad behavior [Television series episode]. In P. Robins (Executive producer), Life at 1, 3, 5, and 7: A Longitudinal Study in Child Development. Australia: Film Australia. Retrieved from https://secure.films.com/OnDemandEmbed.aspx?Token=39703&aid=18596&Plt=FOD&loid=0&w=640&h=480&ref=
- This video discusses findings from a long terms study of child development. Watch this video to successfully complete this week’s discussion “Control.”
- Culture in the Classroom (http://www.tolerance.org/supplement/culture-classroom)
- This website provides information for educators regarding overcoming stereotypes and incorporating culturally-relevant curriculum. Watch this video to successfully complete this week’s assignment “Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Strategies.”Accessibility Statement does not exist.
- In this video Lisa Delpit discusses the different needs of diverse student bodies.
- Teaching Tolerance (http://www.tolerance.org/)
- This website provides news, conversation, and support for educators who care about diversity, equal opportunity, and respect for differences in schools.Accessibility does not exist.
- Theoretical Perspectives on Education (http://cnx.org/content/m42905/latest/?collection=col11407/latest)
- This website provides a review of the sociological perspectives and how they relate to education.Accessibility Statement does not exist.