Developmentally Appropriate Teaching Strategies
Read the articles “10 Effective DAP Teaching Strategies” and “Culturally Responsive Classroom Strategies.” In addition, view the Culture in the Classroom website and the Lisa Delpit Interview article.
After reviewing the required resources, identify and discuss three
challenges involved with ensuring that teaching strategies are
appropriate for culturally diverse children. Then, discuss these
cultural challenges in the classroom using one sociological perspective
(i.e., functionalism, conflict theory, symbolic interactionism, etc.)
and another relevant perspective, such as Piaget’s preoperational stage
of development. Finally, identify and discuss how the challenges related
to differences in culture may be addressed by a teacher in a way that
increases the child’s cognitive advancement and academic success.
You must use at least three scholarly sources other than the textbook
and required resources for this assignment. The paper must include a
summary of each of the challenges identified and each of the remedies to
those challenges. In addition, you must include an explanation of the
cultural challenges in the classroom using one of the sociological
perspectives and Piaget’s theory of the preoperational stage of
cognitive development. Criteria: Must be three to four double-spaced pages in
length, not including title and reference pages, and formatted according
to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center.Must include at least three scholarly sources, in addition to the textbook and required resources.Must include, on the final page, a reference list
that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford
Writing Center.Must be well organized and reflect college-level writing.