TSL 550 Topic 2 Letter to the Department of Education GCU
Analyze educational materials used to teach ELLs at a school that you are involved with. Look for examples of cultural bias within the curriculum.
Write a persuasive letter to the state department of education regarding bias, culture, and learning styles within your school curriculum. Address the following in your letter:
- Provide an example of research-supported cultural bias within the curriculum.
- Explain how this bias may negatively affect the test scores of ELLs.
- Express the need for educational materials to be free of such bias.
- Briefly describe Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences as context for a rationale of taking multiple intelligences into consideration when designing curricula.
Include 3-5 sources from your research to support your position.
While APA format is not required for the body of this assignment, solid academic writing is expected, and in-text citations and references should be presented using APA documentation guidelines, which can be found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center.
This assignment uses a rubric. Review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite.
Log the time that you spend analyzing curricula for this assignment on your Clinical Field Experience Verification Form.
Submit the Clinical Field Experience Verification Form with the last assignment by the assignment due date. Directions for submitting can be found on the College of Education site in the Student Success Center.