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Net-Q DEEM Teacher Mentor Training Module - Developing Responsive Approaches to Instruction of Diverse Learners

Module: Developing Responsive Approaches to the Instruction of Diverse Learners
  • Real World Case
  • Reflection
  • Resources
  • Review
  • Facilitator's Guide

This module provides an overview of how cultural and linguistic diversity influence student learning and highlights the stages of development for English Language Learners.

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This topic has 3 cycles, each with its own set of objectives)

Cycle 1: After completing the entire Resources section and reviewing the accompanying activities for this cycle, you should be able to:

•Examine your own culture, values and beliefs
•Gain an understanding of how culture impacts teaching
•Examine ways of providing culturally responsive instruction

Cycle 2: After completing the entire Resources section and reviewing the accompanying activities for this cycle, you should be able to:

•Understand the five stages of second language
•Distinguish the difference between Basic Interpersonal Communication (BICS) and Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency (CALP)
•Examine research-based strategies for supporting ELLs

Cycle 3: After completing the entire Resources section and reviewing the accompanying activities for this cycle, you should be able to:

•Understand various types of parent involvement
•Understand the value of family involvement in school