By the end of this chapter, you should be able to:
understand the common types of diversity found in the classroom;
know how to use assessment to identify diverse needs;
acknowledge the types of diversity that have greater impact in Hong Kong classrooms;
use assessment to accommodate students with specific needs;
realize the relationship between self-esteem and learning success, and know how assessment can help to raise self-esteem;
use assessment strategies to cater for diversity, and differentiate assessment tasks to serve the same purpose.
Classrooms nowadays are exemplified by student diversity. Students differ in, for example, motivation, learning style, aptitude,...