Diversity Within The Classroom
These web resources present several different types of students that one might encounter within a diverse classroom as well as strategies and techniques to teach to students of diverse abilities and backgrounds.
This website presents a general overview on how to teach in a manner that is inclusive of all student identities and backgrounds from course content to behaviors in teaching.
This website provides a study of several diverse groups of students and their responses to a typical college classroom. The themes emphasized within the study show very common racial perceptions of diversity and how these problems can be addressed within the classroom.
This website addresses issues to take into consideration when teaching students for whom English is not their first language, or non-native speakers. These tips help assist the teacher in better communicating with their non-native student.
Non-traditional students are students who are not predominantly young, white, middle-class, full time students. This website addresses the different learning perspectives of non-traditional students and how a teacher can best tailor their teaching to these students.
This website presents general strategies to accommodate the student with disabilities within the classroom and provides suggestions on ways to better assist the student with disabilities.
This website provides common characteristics and needs of adult learners within the classroom and provides techniques on how to best accommodate the adult learner.