Diverse Learners in the Classroom

Diverse Learners in the Classroom

Read High Expectations for All and be prepared to discuss what high expectations mean for students and teachers.

The following file is a list of Forty ESOL Strategies that you will be able to implement and use in your classroom with students that do not speak English as a first language.  As you review the strategies you will soon discover the strategies can be used with all students.

Meet Jacob Barnett a young boy that has an IQ higher than Albert Einstein and is developing his own theory of relativity.

The following video takes you into the life of Jacob Barnett during a 60 Minute interview.

Jake: Math Prodigy Proud of His Autism

As you take in all that Jacob is as a person and student how will you be prepared as a classroom teacher to have a student like Jacob in your classroom.  How will you meet his learning style?  How will you differentiate instruction to meet his needs in order for him to continue learning?

Once you make your post answering these question remember to return to the discussion board to read and respond to your classmates.