Associate Level Material
Educational Implications of Socioeconomic Status Matrix
Directions: Based on your personal experiences and on the readings for this course, answer the questions in the green section of the matrix as they apply to each of the listed socioeconomic classes. Fill in your answers and post your final draft as directed by the course syllabus.
| |Socioeconomic Classes |
Questions |Unemployed and Homeless |Working Class |Middle Class |Upper Middle Class |Upper Class | |Who is most likely to be a part of this socioeconomic class? |persons with mental disabilities ,person dependent on drugs and alcohol, families with children, teenages, Families headed by single mothers predominate |manual workers, service jobs workers, blue collared, and some white collared works, working poor |White collared worker, professionals/managers |professional and advanced worker |top-level
administrators and professionals and those that have inherited their wealth. | |How do teacher expectations positively or negatively impact this socioeconomic class? | | | | | | |How does tracking positively or negatively impact this socioeconomic class? |Tracking can have a positive impact because then teachers can make sure that these student get enough to eat.If they are struggling with school work they can get the extra help to make sure that they get the proper education that they need. | | | | | |How is financial support for schools serving this class different from or similar to from the other socioeconomic classes? |They can get free and reduced lunch. Free education. |This group is similar to the unemployed they may all so be able to get free or reduced lunch and a free education. | | | | |How well does the curriculum reflect this socioeconomic class’s experience? Explain your...
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