RE 5040 Fall 2011
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Nakita Carson
Re: DIversity
Tue Dec 6, 2011 19:26

I imagine with such a diverse population your staff has to be very well trained in cultural awareness.

  • DIversity - Marlee Wright, Fri Dec 2 19:57
    You really do have a diverse population! That clearly presents a challenge for teachers, but it sounds as if you are really developing strategies to improve the opportunities for those children. I... more
    • Re: DIversity - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 6 19:26
    • Reply: Diversity - Rachel Hicks, Sun Dec 4 12:32
      The ITBS test was a nightmare!!! There is absolutely no validity in the test for my ESL students (especially with my Karenni students). I say that because one of my students "filled" in the bubbles... more
      • Re: Reply: Diversity - Ashley Joyce, Sat Dec 10 12:29
        I will second that. The ITBS test in Kindergarten was a nightmare! I had students who were literally stressed out because they didnt know if they were doing it "right." I had other students who just... more
      • standardized test tips - koppenhaverd, Sun Dec 4 23:00
        There are too many limitations to standardized testing to go into, which are only compounded by young kids and young ELLS kids not understanding how to even complete them. Another value of multiple... more
        • Re: standardized test tips - Nakita Carson, Tue Dec 6 19:29
          Amen! People in ivory towers have no place deciding what should happen in schools and classrooms!
        • Amen - Rachel Hicks, Mon Dec 5 18:29
          I couldn't have said it better!
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RE 5040 Fall 2011