Educational Diversity

VOLUNTARY MINORITIES
_______ are those groups of people whose ancestors came to the U.S. in search of greater economic opportunities
UTILIZING SYMBOLS TO REPRESENT SIGNIFICANT TRIBAL TEACHINGS
The traditional Native American value that embraces holism involves…
DESTINY
Dominant culture promotes a belief that if you want something to happen it is up to you to make it happen. This value is contrasted with the following traditional Native American value
EQUILIBRIUM
Silence is seen as a sign of ______ to traditional Native Americans. The fruits of silence are self-control, courage, patience, dignity, and reverence.
CURRICULUM MAPPING FOR FUTURE COLLEGE AND CAREER PROVIDING INCENTIVES FOR STUDENTS TO SELL BOOSTER ADS FOR BANDS
Which school processes and procedures are in conflict with the traditional Native American characteristics of having a present rather than a future focus?
REMOVAL, RELOCATION, REORGANIZATION, TERMINATION, SELF-DETERMINATION
What is the correct Native American order of the five stages of U.S. government policy that has confronted Native American in North America?
DOMINANT CULTURE U.S. CITIZENS
Extended- family and kinship obligations are very important for many cultural groups. As a result, group needs are commonly seen as more significant than individual needs. Generally speaking, which group does not subscribe to this value of collectivism over individualism?
CIRCLE
One of the most important symbols in Native American culture is the….
POWER AND STATUS
Which of the following is not among the shared values of traditional Asian culture?
LIMIT EMOTIONS AND DESIRES, SACRIFICE INDIVIDUAL GOALS, RESTRICT BEHAVIORS
Among traditional Asian cultures, the welfare and integrity of the family are of great importance. With this in mind, individuals are expected to do all of the following:
MODESTY DISCIPLINE AND RESTRAINT
________ are qualities that are generally valued among many Asian Americans.
PAGANISM
While Asian Americans embrace varying theologies and institutional religious practices, three have often been associated with Asian culture. Which one of the following is not traditionally associated with Asian culture?
RESPECT ELDERS AND THOSE IN AUTHORITY
The school year just started and Mr. Jones’ class is comprised of mainly African American students. There are also three Japanese American students enrolled in the class. BY the third week of school, Mr. Jones becomes concerned that when he holds spirited classroom discussions in which he calls on the class for help in making decisions that will affect procedures and rules used in class, the Japanese American students do not participate. What traditional Asian American characteristic or value might be affecting behavior of these students
RELOCATED TO INTERNMENT CAMPS
IN 1942, more than 111,000 Japanese Americans were _______
JUDGMENTAL (THEY ARE FORMAL, CAUTIOUS, AND CONSERVATIVE)
In general, Asian Americans as a group tend to be all of the following except:
THE FUTURE
Traditional Asian Americans tend to maintain a focus on the past and….
CULTURAL FATALISM
Jose just transferred to a new school. He has not been adjusting well to his new environment and is having trouble making friends. Mr. Johnson, his social studies teacher, has noticed Jose’s difficulties and tries to talk to him about it. Jose doesn’t seem interested. Mr. Johnson tells him that he is willing to help him with any difficulties he is having, but Jose says help wouldn’t make a difference because the situation “is what it is” and there is no way it can be changed. Jose tells MR. Johnson that he just as to learn to live with it. What is being illustrated in this scenario?
MACHISMO
In Latino culture, _____ refers to a form of chivalry that includes gallantry, courtesy, charity, and courage.
COMMITMENT TO FAMILY AND COMMUNITY
Which of the following characteristics is of particular importance for traditional Latino above and beyond anything else?
DRAMA CLUB
Familism emphasizes interdependence over independence, affiliation over confrontation, and cooperation over competition. Which of the following school activities would be compatible with the concept of familism?
IS STRONGLY LINKED TO CULTURAL IDENTITY
Language is important for traditional Latinos because of it:
LATINO IMMIGRANTS TO THE US HAVE MOSTLY BEEN WORKING CLASS OR POOR (right answer)
Many latinos are catholics
Nearly 90% of the latino population is clustered in only 9 states
Latinos are one of the fastest growing minority groups in the US
All of the following are true for Latinos except:
Shared traditions
Language
Values
PLACES OF BIRTH (right answer)
The definition of culture does not include
DIFFERENTIAL TREATMENT OF MALES AND FEMALES
The major source of differences in attitude, behaviors, and achievement found between males and females is due to:
LESBIANS, GAYS, BISEXUALS, TRANSGENDER INDIVIDUALS
Heterosexism denies rights and opportunities to:
ALL- PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT, MENTAL, AND SENSORY IMPAIRMENT
Disability has been defined as an observable, measurable, characteristic of an individual that interferes with the individuals functioning – a functional limitation with in the individual caused by:
DOMINANT CULTURE
______ refers to groups in society that benefit from the powers and prestige of their membership in the race, social class, gender, ability, status, and sexual orientation groups that control their society though policies, legislation, and practices that advantage them over marginalized groups
NATIONALITY AND CULTURE
Ethnicity distinguishes groups based on…
PERSONS WITH HIGH SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS
All but one of the following are examples of groups that are marginalized in U.S. history
CLASSISM
______ is the institutionalized system in society that operates to disadvantaged working class and poor people and greatly influence students motivation to achieve in schools, as well as their levels of career ambition
A SOCIAL CONSTRUCTION USED TO ADVANTAGE SOME AND DISADVANTAGE OTHERS
Race is more than an anthropological concept used to classify people according to physical characteristics, it is more importantly
UNDERSTAND HOW THEIR BIASES AFFECT THEIR INTERACTIONS WITH STUDENTS
In order to teachers to respond effectively to cultural diversity in their classrooms, they must first look at their own cultural background and…
HIGH SELF EFFICACY
____ is a function of a person’s belief that he/she can successfully perform behavior required to produce desired goals and that the ones behavior will lead to desired outcomes
JOB REQUIREMENT
When teachers systematically evaluate the success of their strategies and then create new strategies to improve their outcomes that are continually monitored and assessed, they are engaging in….
LOW SELF EFFICACY
Sharon has not been doing well in class and has expressed her disinterest in classes, particularly math. After observing her in math class, the counselor noted that the teacher did not encourage or assist Sharon through her difficulties with math even though she was clear she needed help. IN addition, the teacher did not always appear confident in the material. IT seemed Sharon had just given up trying and did not seem to notice. What is the teacher illustrating in the scenario?
EMPLOYING STRATEGIES THAT ACCURATELY DETERMINE STUDENTS MASTERY OF THE SUBJECT
Teachers should value the uniqueness of each student and must be committed to heir students’ growth and development. The way(s) they demonstrate this to students is by all of the following except:
CULTURAL CONSCIOUSNESS
A teacher’s commitment to becoming more aware of who they are as people and what they believe include being willing to identify and question their cultural assumptions is best summarized by which of the following concepts:
ALLOWS TEACHERS TO ACCOMMODATE STUDENTS’ INPUT IN THE TEACHING PROCESS
Valuing students’ ideas contribute to teacher competence because it:
TIME-CONSUMING COMMUTE
Minority students may encounter a number of school barriers including all but one of the following:
TRACKING
Susie was born in El Salvador and moved to the U.S. when she was 7 years old. She is now 14 years old. When she first came to the U.S. she spoke very little English and was placed in the “low-ability” classes. Despite her interest in school and proficient English speaking ability. Susie has continued to be placed in low ability classes. What practice might be causing this discrepancy?
TRACKING
All but one of the following are factors that serve to lessen minority family involvements in school:
CULTURAL INVERSION
Stanley is an African American 9th grader at Silver High School. HE loves school, always gets good grades, and is an active member of the science club. Stanley’s studious ways are often targeted by ridicule by his friends who accuse him of trying to be like the white kids. What do his peers reactions to his school behavior illustrate?
BIRTHPLACE
. All of the following are examples of powerful barriers of difference that might restrict or inhibit minority parents involvement in their child’s school except?
UNINVITING SCHOOL CLIMATE
Kim just started 6th grade at Bear Lake Middle School. Her school is 60 years old and has not been updated in 30 years. The paint is peeling, the classrooms are not well lit, there are always police stationed at the front entrance of the schoos, and the classroom is usually 30-45 students. Kim was a model student in elementary school, but since Bear Lake, her grades have been dropping and she has even skipped school a few times. Just thinking about the details given, what might be affecting Kim’s recent lack of interest in school?
CULTURAL INVERSION
_____ is the process of regarding certain forms of behavior, symbols, and meanings as inappropriate for a minority group member to exhibit because they are seen as characteristic of white america.
ABILITY GROUPING
_____ practices have a negative influence on schools inter-group relations because these practices tend to isolate students along cultural racial, and economic lines and thereby perpetuate in school segregation and unequal education benefits
ACCEPTING THE STATUS QUO AND NOT CHANGING DISCRIMINATORY SCHOOL POLICIES AND PRACTICES
Many educational practices maintain and legitimize social inequalities by:
THE QUALITY OF INSTRUCTION STUDENTS RECEIVE
Research identifies that gaps between opportunities to learn and students appropriation of those opportunities are produced by
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL STAFF
All but one of the following give form to the culture and climate of a school, which serve to either facilitate or to hinder student development
SCHOOL CLIMATE
. ______ involves at least 4 key relationships: (1) the relationships of students to themselves, (2) the relationship between students and their peers (3) the relationship between the students and their families and communities and (4) the relationships between students and their school personnel, including teachers, administrators, and staff.
SOCIAL NORMS
George just moved from out of state and began classes at Forest Hill High School. When the lunch bell rang, he went to the cafeteria to pick up lunch. HE sat down at an empty table but in just a few minutes was surrounded by 6 football players who were telling him that this was their table. George quickly moved and realized why the table had been empty. Everyone else seemed to know that no one else was supposed to sit there. What concept is at work in this scenario?
one-way communication
At the beginning of every school year the principal of harbor high invites all school facutly, students, parents, etc. to an open house, explains the school’s mission, expectation of the students, as well as expectation of the parents. Tu be sure that everyone is clear the principal sends everyone away from the open house with all of this information in writing. What dimensions of a positive school climate are illustrated?
socio-emotional and academic achievement
Students views of the importance of schooling, their academic self-concept, the presence or absence of feeling academic futility in their school environments, and the extent to which students feel alienated and or oppositional toward school curriculum
a high student teacher ratio
school climate is enhanced by all but one of the following

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