Managing Diverse Needs
Meeting Each Student's Skill Level & Cultural Needs
- Grades: PreK–K, 1–2, 3–5, 6–8, 9–12
Today's schools continue to become more and more culturally diverse and are composed of students with a wide range of skill levels. How can you meet the needs of individual students? Use the articles and lesson ideas below to see how other teachers are facing the challenge.
Use these additional media resources as well.
Teaching in a multicultural classroom . (Audio)
Early childhood experts Dora Pulido-Tobiassen and Janet Gonzalez-Mena share tips on teaching diversity in the classroom.
Get 50 great book recommendations, plus advice from top educators, writers, and illustrators on selecting multicultural literature.
Describes how teachers can ease the discomfort of discussing slavery and other race-related issues by focusing on a vision of change throughout history.
Kindergarten teacher Jeremy Brunaccioni says that the best way he's found to reach all students is to use a multi-sensory approach that incorporates movements, crafts, reading, and hands-on activities.
Jill White, currently a first grade G&T teacher, shares with new teachers her experience working with a wide range of student abilities. Here, she explains how technology and other strategies have helped her support all students.