Case Study of JessicaCase Study of JessicaEsmeralda ReyesEDP 3273University of South FloridaCultural DescriptionCulture “serves as a starting point for understanding individual students’ behaviors andlearning styles” (Durwin & Reese-Weber, 2018, p. 114).Jessica is six years old. She was born inJersey City, New Jersey; when she was an infant, she moved to Plant City, Florida, which iswhere she currently resides and attends school. She attends Carrot Elementary and is in 1stgrade. She lives with her mother, father, and a big sister who is 18 years old. Her mom and dadare Columbian. She likes to celebrate Columbian Independence Day with her family. Jessica saysher favorite subject is science because she gets to discover and learn about plants and animals.Jessica best friends include Amy, Max, Michael, Sara, Lexie and Alison. Jessica likes to playteacher and talk to her friends in the lunchroom.
TITLE [ex: CASE STUDY OF ALAIN2InstitutionalThe goal for teaching is promoting diversity and illustrate ways to incorporate anunderstanding of diversity in the classroom and beyond. Jessica’s teacher who has been a teacherfor 18 years loves to display all the diverse cultures each student has. Her classroom has manyposters displaying all the important characteristics and symbolic artifacts for all the differentcultures. Jessica’s classroom also has her classmate’s projects displayed prominently throughoutthe classroom.The desks are organized in groups of four, and each group has their distinguishcolor. Jessica attends a public elementary school in Hillsborough County. Her school serviceschildren from Pre-K to fifth grade and has received a D in the last 2 years. This school is gradedbelow average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here performbelow average on state tests and making below average year-over-year academic improvement.This school also has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.Social-EmotionalSocial competence refers to the social, emotional, and cognitive skills and behaviors thatchildren need for successful social adaptation. Another aspect of social competence is emotionalcompetence which refers to one's ability to express or release one's inner feelings. A child's socialcompetence depends upon a number of factors including the child's social skills, socialawareness, and self-confidence. social skills and emotional intelligence.There are sixdevelopmental periods of social competence: early childhood, early elementary, late elementary,early adolescence, middle adolescence, and late adolescence.