Most likely the class that I will be instructing in the future will be similar to the school I am in now. Kentwood Public Schools are very diverse. When taking in all of the classes I participate in and students in the hallways, I would say that there are approximately
70% African American
On average there are either twice as many females in a class or twice as many boys in one class. So, for the hypothetical classroom I’ll say there are two males for every female. Majority of student’s attitudes towards school in general is that they do not want to be there. Especially in the inner city schools where a lot of students have a lot of other issues in life and school is not their main worry. When talking specifically about math, most students think that it is a waste of time and it is impractical. Students mainly find math to be too difficult and not fun at all.
Most boys around this age are interested in some type of sport, mainly football, baseball and soccer. A lot of kids play video games and have certain television shows they watch every week such as the walking dead. A lot of girls are interested in sports such as volleyball and soccer. This is also the age where girls are becoming interested in their appearance and fashion. Both girls and boys are hitting the stage where they want to be accepted so they are very impressionable.