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Slide 1 Infant and Child Development Chapter 17 Tuesday December 4, 2007
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Slide 2 Announcements Exam 3 in a week Ch 14-18, Pop Culture article Review sheet coming soon Exam 4 (optional) Dec 17 th , 12-3pm ***room change*** Scott 135 100 questions, 50% on exam 3 material
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Slide 3 17—Schools Children with Disabilities Exploring Children’s Schooling Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity in Scho Achievement
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Slide 4 Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity in Schools Socioeconomic Status Children in poverty face barriers to learning: Parents who don’t set high educational standards, can’t read to them, and don’t have money to pay for educational materials and experiences Malnourishment Crime and violence are a way of life Students in low-income areas are more likely to have low achievement test scores, low graduation rates, fewer students going to college, less experienced teachers, and more rote learning.
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Slide 5 Early Childhood Education Education for Young Children Who Are Disadvantaged Project Head Start is a compensatory program designed to provide children from low-income families the opportunity to acquire the skills and experiences important for school success. The Perry Preschool program , a 2-year preschool program, includes weekly home visits; its graduates have higher high school graduation and employment rates, lower dependence on welfare , and lower crime rates and teen pregnancies. Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity in Schools
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Slide 6 Trends in High School Dropout Rates Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity in Schools
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Slide 7 Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity in Schools Ethnicity in Schools School segregation is still a factor in U.S. education, with almost one-third of all African American and Latino students attending schools in which 90% or more of the students are from minority groups (Banks, 2002, 2003). Students of color, especially African Americans and Latinos, have inferior educational opportunities, are exposed to teachers and school administrators who have low academic expectations for them, and encounter negative stereotypes (Ogbu & Stern, 2001).
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Socioeconomic Status and Ethnicity in Schools Ethnicity in Schools (continued) Strategies for improving relationships among ethnically diverse students: Use technology to foster cooperation with students from around the world. Encourage students to have positive personal
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