Weinstein et al. Provided the following examples: When some African-American students, accustomed to a more active, participatory pattern call-response demonstrate their engagement by providing comments and reactions, teachers may interpret such behavior as rude and disruptive.
With approximately 90 of public school teachers being of European-American descent (Weinstein, Tomlinson-Clarke, Curran, 2004 an additional challenge is the need for these educators to become familiar with the unique characteristics and experiences of their students in order for them to have an impact on the students' educational success.
Puente (2003) and Rodriguez and Barona (2004) suggested that the rapid growth of the Latino/Hispanic population has created a need for a paradigm shift within psychology. We propose that the overall increase of minority children enrolled in our schools requires a paradigm shift not only inpsychology but also in the manner in which we view and provide educational services. About asca. The American School Counselor Association (asca) supports school counselors' efforts to help students focus on academic, career and social/emotional. School counselors help students develop social skills and succeed in school. Career counselors assist people with the process of making career decisions, by helping.
According to Pong (2003 Latino students are the most disadvantaged socioeconomically. Culturally and linguistically diverse students face additional hurdles. African-American and Latino students are twice as likely to attend schools that are predominantly minority (Orfield Lee, 2005 often in high-poverty settings. Feb 02, 2015 3 Ways High School Counselors Can Help Students, Parents Students struggling academically or with personal issues can seek help from a high school.