Chapter 5 Cultural and Linguistic Diversity

Culturally and linguistically diverse
Being able to speak more than one language.
Eglish as a second language
Cultural Pluralism
The cultural or linguistic differences of individuals and how those differences work together to create a richer society.
Norm-based averages
Comparison of a person’s performance with the average performance scores of age-mates.
Authentic Assessments
Performance-based assessment of real taskscarried out by the student and usually evaluted with a ruberic.
Limited english proficiency
LEP; a child whose other language is other than english and his ability to not be able to read, write, or understand english may get in the way of his learning.
Culturally and linguistically responsive teaching
CRT; Focuses on the strenghts, prior knowledge, and experiences of the learnerto create an effective learning environment.
Nondiscriminatory Assessment
Testing done in a child’s native language without cultural or racial discrimination through the uses of validated assessment tools.
Specially designed academic instruction in english os sheltered instruction
SDAIE; Instruction offered to english learners.
An edu. movement that promotes the concept that cultures are important and vibrant parts of the fabric of the U.S.
What is multicultural edu?
assessment and academic context.
Decisions regarding school placements in special edu. and other edu. services are heavily influenced by…
Some researchers view              as a threat to academic performance.
                                    looks at what the child does not know compared to their peers.
IEP development, instructional interventions, and               should be provided in a cultually and linguistically responsive manner