Addressing the Diverse Needs of Students


1.  Read Ryan and Cooper Chapter 3, Burden Chapter 7, and view the powerpoint on “Today’s Students”.

All three address the diversity of the students you will be teaching. Which of the teaching implications

in the text did you connect with for addressing diversity and why?

2. What forms of diversity among students do you believe will present you with the greatest challenges?

How might you overcome those challenges?

3.  How might Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences be used to support students’ strengths?