EDU-430   Teaching in a Diverse Society 3 credits

Prerequisites: EDU-202, PSY-221, and full or provisional admission to the teacher education program.

Corequisites: EDU-441

This course surveys the issues of educating a diverse population in a pluralistic society. Topics of study include the culture of poverty, race and ethnicity, gender, religion, linguistic minority education models, and sheltered instruction. Students in this class will document proficiency for Principle 3 of the Idaho Core Teacher Standards: Adapting Instruction for Individual Needs. The teacher understands how students differ in their approaches to learning and creates instructional opportunities that are adapted to students with diverse needs.