EDUC.501: Teaching Diverse Populations - Uy


Date Topic Assignments for next Class

1.Introduction to Instructor, Classmates, & Syllabus

Who are the students we teach?
What is diversity? Who defines it? 

Required reading:

1. Omni, M. & Winnat, H. (2002). Racial Formation
2. McIntosh, P. (1988) “White privilege: Unpacking the invisible knapsack

3. Affirming Diversity Chapter 1 Defining Terminology (p. 9-18)

Recommended reading:
Affirming Diversity Chapter 5 Culture, 
Identity, and Learning

2.Changing demographics of students along the lines of race & ethnicity

Required reading:

1. Suarez-Orozco, M. & Suarez-Orozco, C.(2001) Children of immigration

Recommended reading:
►Hollins, E. R. (1999). Relating ethnic and
racial identity development to teaching
►Gay, G. (1999). Ethnic identity
development and multicultural education 


Field Experience Plan due 

3.Children of immigrants: Nativity, generational status, debate & schoolin 

Required reading: 

1. Lee’s Unraveling the “model minority” stereotype
2. Affirming Diversity Chapter 7: Linguistic diversity in U.S. classrooms (p. 228 - 262)

Recommended reading:
►Bowen, E. Fitts, S., Quirk, M. & Jung, W.
(2010). Effective strategies for developing academic English: Professional development and teacher practices 


Community Study Learning Project outline due 

4. Web-enhanced week 

Required reading:

1. Gilligan, C. (1993). In a different voice

Minority experience or family/community observation 


Minority experience observation paper due 

5. Language issues: Why can’t they all speak English? 

Required reading:

1. Kimmel, M. S. (1994). Masculinity as homophobia: Fear, shame, and silence in the construction of gender identity
2. Waters, M. C. (1996). The intersection of gender, race, and ethnicity in identity development of Caribbean American teens 


6. Gender & its affects on achievement and motivation 

Required reading:

1. Anderson, D. (2005). Lesbian and gay adolescents: Social and developmental considerations.
2. Fine, M. & McClelland, S. (2006). Sexuality education and desire: Still missing after all these years 


7. Sexuality & Sexual Orientation: Why does it matter? What do you say when a student says—“That’s so gay”?
Guest Speaker Arthur Lipkin 

Required reading:

1. Hehir, T. (2005). Eliminating ableism in education
2. Gardner, H (1985). What is an intelligence?
3. Cohen, J. (1999). Educating minds and hearts: Social emotional learning dialogue and psychoanalytic perspective 


8. Abilities and Disabilities: What type of learner are you? 

Required reading:

1. Valenzuela, A. (1999) Chapter 3: Teacher student relations and the politics of caring. 2. Rolon-Dow, R. (2005). Critical care: A color(full) analysis of care narratives in the schooling experiences of Puerto Rican girls.
3. Dance, L.J. (2002). On being “hardcore,” “a hardcore wannabe,” or “hardcore enough.”

Recommended reading:
4. Affirming Diversity Chapter 7: Understanding student learning and school achievement 


School- based observation paper due 

9. Politics of caring: Social & Emotional Learning
Guest speaker 

Required reading:

1. Affirming Diversity Chapter 4 Structural and organization issues in school
2. Affirming Diversity Chapter 10 Adapting curriculum for multicultural classrooms 


10. Structural and organizational issues of schooling & 

Required reading:

1. Ladson-Billings, G. (1994). The Dreamkeepers 


11. How do we bridge the achievement gap? 

Required reading:

1. Warren, M., Hong, S., Rubin, C.L., & Uy, P. S. (2009) “Beyond the Bake Sale”
2. Collignon, F.F., Men, M., & Tan, S. (2001). “Finding ways in

3. Auerbach, S. (2007). From moral supporters to struggling advocates 


12. Engaging parents, community members and community-based organizations in schools 

Required reading:
1. Affirming Diversity Chapter 11 Implications for teachers, schools, and families (p. 407 – 436) 


13. Group Presentations 

Wrap-up & Review 


14. Community Study Project due 

Have a great summer!!!