Students who are Culturally and Linguistically Diverse : Resources

MI Wiki: http://multipleintelligencesforedu.wikispaces.com/ (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)

Multiple Intelligences: Seven Ways to Approach Curriculum:  http://www.institute4learning.com/articles/7_ways.php (Links to an external site.) Shows how Thomas Armstrong used the then & Multiple Intelligences (there are more now) to teach concepts of time.

Teaching Tolerance: https://www.splcenter.org/teaching-tolerance (Links to an external site.) A division of the Southern Poverty Law Center, Teaching Tolerance strives to increase the cultural knowledge of teachers and students in order to reduce conflicts and improve learning and educational opportunities. Its Web site provides curricula to address issues such as social justice, gender bullying, classroom activities for teachers, practical resources for parents, games for young children that are both instructional and fun.

English Language Learners with Special Needs: Effective Instructional Strategies: EnglishLanguageLearnersWithSpecialNeeds.pdfPreview the documentView in a new window

Southern Poverty Law Center: https://www.splcenter.org/ (Links to an external site.) Their mission is to fight hate, teach tolerance, and seek justice. They have maps locating and describing hate groups in every state.

Everything ESL: http://www.everythingesl.net/ (Links to an external site.) Resources for working with your ELL students.

Starting Small: Teaching Tolerance in Preschool and Early Grades: search Amazon.com for this out of print book. It has wonderful activities in it that you can use in your early childhood classroom to help children learn friendship and tolerance.

Thematic Teaching and Lesson Ideas: Friendship and Community: http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/collection/creating-classroom-community (Links to an external site.) How to foster a sense of belonging where children learn how to participate in class meetings, work collaboratively and resolve conflicts peacefully.

CAST: http://www.cast.org/ (Links to an external site.) Learn about UDL–universal design for learning including e-version of textbooks for students with disabilities.

CAL: Center for Applied Linguistics: http://www.cal.org/ (Links to an external site.)

A Cultural Exploration of the Latino Community: http://www.nasponline.org/publications/cq/cq331latino.aspx (Links to an external site.)

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