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Individual Differences Among Learners – Diversity Language Caste Gender Religion CTET CDP 11 हिन्दी

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Individual Differences Among Learners Diversity Language Caste Gender Religion CTET CDP 11 हिन्दी

Chapter – 00:00 – Intro

Chapter – 00:29 – Individual Differences Among Learners, Understanding Differences Based On Diversity Of Language, Caste, Gender, Community, Religion Etc.

Chapter – 01:14 – Important Topics covered in this video

– What are Individual Differences?
– Types & Reasons
– Linguistic Diversity in India
– Religion & Caste Diversity in India
– Effect of factors such as Gender, Religion, Caste
– Educational implications of individual differences
– Equality & Equity in Addressing Differences
– Addressing individual differences
– Sample questions

Chapter – 01:53 – Individual Differences are differences within and between individuals in attributes such as

– Physical Development
– Mental Development
– Social Development
– Cognitive Development
– Emotional Development
– Motor Ability
– Achievement
– Interests and Aptitudes
– Self-concept & Confidence
– Moral Development

Chapter – 04:59 – Types & Reasons for Individual Differences?

Basic Types of Individual differences
– Inter-Individual
– Intra-Individual

Attributes where individual differences can be seen
– Mental abilities
– Physical abilities
– Creativity
– Emotional development
– Social Development
– Thinking, Learning Style

How individual differences are acquired?
– Inherited – Nature
– Acquired – Nurture

Heredity Acquired Genetically – Race, Sex – No control over such differences.

Environment Family, Socio-Economic status, Culture, Education, Previous knowledge, Experience and Gender – Some degree of control

Chapter – 06:18 – Linguistic Diversity in India

– No National Language
– Hindi + English – Languages of the Union
– 22 Regional Languages recognized in the Constitution
– + English

Chapter – 07:28 – Religion & Caste Diversity in India

– 7 significant religions practiced in India
– Other religions practiced by 0.43% of the population
– Over 3,000 castes and 25,000 sub-castes, each related to a specific occupation.

Chapter – 08:59 – Economic Diversity in India

Chapter – 09:59 – Do Gender, Religion, Caste and other individual differences affect Education?

Chapter – 12:11 – Educational implications of individual differences

There is no ‘One Size Fits All’ approach in the classroom.

– Children have different backgrounds & circumstances
– All may not have access to the same resources & support
– All may not be able to follow a strictly standardized rigid syllabus
– All may not be assessed using the same methodologies
– Children may feel demotivated due to expectation mismatch
– Children at extreme ends of the IQ scale may feel out of place

Chapter – 14:13 – Equality & Equity in Addressing Differences

Equality means each child is given the same resources or opportunities.

Equity recognizes that each child has different circumstances and allocates the resources & opportunities to help reach an equal outcome.

Equality is Resource focused

Equity is Result focused

Chapter – 15:51 – Role of Teachers in addressing individual differences among children

– Acknowledge & be sensitive to the individual differences
– Proper knowledge of the potential & maximize development of each child
– Use unobtrusive ability based grouping – for adjusting instruction
– Adjusting the curriculum to be as flexible and differentiated
– Include courses & co-curricular experiences – suiting local requirements
– Adopt special programs or methods for individualizing instruction
– Use various assessment techniques to suit the differences
– Interventions wherever required for special needs & gifted children

All of these points and specific details are covered in depth in the subsequent chapters

Chapter – 18:41 – As a social science teacher, how would you view individual differences in your class?

– this will increase conflict between the teacher and students
– it hinders the learning process
– it creates a challenge for the teacher to involve all the learners
– it provides space to discuss wider perspective in the class

Chapter – 20:54 – “Having a diverse classroom with children from varied social, economic and cultural backgrounds enriches the learning experiences of all students.” This statement is

– correct, because children learn many skills from their peers
– correct, because it makes the classroom more hierarchical
– incorrect, because it leads to unnecessary competition
– incorrect, because it can confuse the children and they may feel lost

Chapter – 22:19 – Why do individuals differ from one another?

– because of the impact of the environment
– due to the inborn characteristics
– due to the interplay between heredity and environment
– because each individual has received a different gene set from his/her parents

Chapter – 24:05 – The individual differences of students in a classroom are

– disadvantageous as teachers need to control a diverse classroom
– detrimental as they lead to student-student conflicts
– inexpedient as they reduce the speed of the curriculum transaction to the level of the slowest student
– advantageous as they lead teacher to explore a wider pool of cognitive structures

Chapter – 25:12 – Variations in acquisition of manual skills are usually due to variations in

– psychomotor speed
– the ability for and quickness in understanding procedures
– general intelligence
– all of the above


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Individual Differences Among Learners Diversity Language Caste Gender Religion CTET CDP 11 हिन्दी