Culturally Responsive Standards Based Teaching

Author: Steffen Saifer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452236461
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Close the achievement gap by closing the culture gap Teaching children from diverse backgrounds begins with learning who they are, then using the knowledge and culture students bring to school in a standards-based curriculum to achieve student success. This guide provides tools that show why and how to create culturally responsive, standards-based (CRSB) instruction in the classroom. Results of effective programs include: Increased academic success for all learners Engaged and motivated students Strengthened partnerships between students, families, and communities

Culturally Responsive Teaching

Author: Geneva Gay
Publisher: Teachers College Press
ISBN: 080777670X
Size: 37.42 MB
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Geneva Gay is renowned for her contributions to multicultural education, particularly as it relates to curriculum design, professional learning, and classroom instruction. Gay has made many important revisions to keep her foundational, award-winning text relevant for today’s diverse student population, including: new research on culturally responsive teaching, a focus on a broader range of racial and ethnic groups, and consideration of additional issues related to early childhood education. Combining insights from multicultural education theory with real-life classroom stories, this book demonstrates that all students will perform better on multiple measures of achievement when teaching is filtered through students’ own cultural experiences. This perennial bestseller continues to be the go-to resource for teacher professional learning and preservice courses. A Choice Magazine recommended title. “Inspiring! A book every teacher should read. As one of the founders of the field of multicultural education, Gay has updated her exceptional resource for teachers.” —Valerie Ooka Pang, San Diego State University “Gay clearly explains how culturally responsive teaching can be used to dramatically influence the academic achievement of students of color and other marginalized students.” —Carl A. Grant, University of Wisconsin at Madison (of previous edition) “A comprehensive account of the important role that culture plays in the teaching and learning process.” —Urban Education (of previous edition)

Culturally Responsive Teaching And The Brain

Author: Zaretta Hammond
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483308022
Size: 40.26 MB
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A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implementation—until now. In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction. The book includes: Information on how one’s culture programs the brain to process data and affects learning relationships Ten “key moves” to build students’ learner operating systems and prepare them to become independent learners Prompts for action and valuable self-reflection

Bright Ribbons Weaving Culturally Responsive Teaching Into The Elementary Classroom

Author: Lotus Linton Howard
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506387489
Size: 66.55 MB
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Weave culturally responsive teaching into every lesson and activity With an array of practical tips, model lessons, and resources, this book will inspire you to weave a holistic tapestry of teaching and learning that lets every child shine. You’ll learn: How to use culturally responsive teaching (CRT) not as an add-on, but as a philosophy that infuses every aspect of the school day Simple strategies for weaving the seven principles of CRT into all lessons and activities, including morning greetings, transition times, and group work How to be more self-reflective to better appreciate and unlock students’ unique gifts

Unlocking English Learners Potential

Author: Diane Staehr Fenner
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1506353002
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“Schools are not intentionally equitable places for English learners to achieve, but they could be if the right system of support were put in place. Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder recommend just such a system. Not only does it have significant potential for providing fuller access to the core curriculum, it also provides a path for teachers to travel as they navigate the individual needs of students and support their learning journeys.” —Douglas Fisher, Coauthor of Visible Learning for Literacy A once-in-a-generation text for assisting a new generation of students Content teachers and ESOL teachers, take special note: if you’re looking for a single resource to help your English learners meet the same challenging content standards as their English-proficient peers, your search is complete. Just dip into this toolbox of strategies, examples, templates, and activities from EL authorities Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydney Snyder. The best part? Unlocking English Learners’ Potential supports teachers across all levels of experience. The question is not if English learners can succeed in today’s more rigorous classrooms, but how. Unlocking English Learners’ Potential is all about the how: How to scaffold ELs’ instruction across content and grade levels How to promote ELs’ oral language development and academic language How to help ELs analyze text through close reading and text-dependent questions How to build ELs’ background knowledge How to design and use formative assessment with ELs Along the way, you’ll build the collaboration, advocacy, and leadership skills that we all need if we’re to fully support our English learners. After all, any one of us with at least one student acquiring English is now a teacher of ELs.

Culturally And Linguistically Responsive Teaching And Learning 2nd Edition

Author: Sharroky Hollie
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 1425830293
Size: 14.59 MB
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Written to address all grade levels, this classroom resource provides teachers with strategies to support their culturally and linguistically diverse students. This highly readable book by Dr. Sharroky Hollie explores the pedagogy of culturally responsive teaching, and includes tips, techniques, and activities that are easy to implement in today's classrooms. Both novice and seasoned educators will benefit from the helpful strategies described in this resource to improve on the following pedagogical areas: classroom management, use of text, academic vocabulary, and situational appropriateness. This updated 2nd edition is grounded in the latest research.

Culture In The Classroom

Author: Serrc
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692715055
Size: 67.22 MB
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Research has established the importance of cultural proficiency in improving students' academic and behavioral outcomes. Effective educators recognize that culture influences their actions as well as the thoughts and behaviors of their students (Nuri-Robins, Lindsey, Lindsey & Terrell, 2012). To ignore the impact of one's culture is to ignore the opportunities and challenges within the instructional teaching and learning environment. Culturally responsive teaching practices can assist educators in bridging differences in language, heritage, race, socio-economic status, trauma history, and ability. As a result, educators are realizing the need to intentionally focus on identifying effective methods for developing culturally responsive practices. Cultural proficiency is a mindset. When considered this way, it becomes an active, evolving journey that school leaders and educators undertake to cross philosophical barriers toward thoughtful and reflective school change. Systematic change has the best chance of creating and sustaining learning environments where students achieve and realize their full educational potential, and educators can self-reflect to ensure their beliefs and attitudes are free of bias. Culture in the Classroom: Standards, Indicators and Evidences for Evaluating Culturally Proficient Teaching was created for the purpose of self-reflections and continuous improvement by teachers, and for evaluation and feedback by evaluators. This document was developed as part of SERRC's Project CREATE to develop and support a teacher evaluation framework aligned with research-based instructional models such as Marzano's Art & Science of Teaching, and Danielson's Framework for Teaching. Project CREATE has elaborated on the Alaska Cultural Standards for Educators to develop indicators and evidences upon which teachers can be evaluated for culturally- responsive instruction. Culture in the Classroom complements other state standards by orienting the school community to its role in helping students become responsible, capable, and whole human beings. Culture in the Classroom emphasizes a strong connection between what students experience in school, and their lives out of school, by providing in-depth, experiential learning in real-world contexts. School Districts and personnel will find this publication useful in assisting educators in the teacher evaluation process. It provides examples of what culturally responsive instruction and practice could look like. Teachers will also find it helpful in planning for meaningful, effective lessons, activities, and strategies that meet the cultural standards for educators. This document applies to all evaluation and instructional frameworks, and is inclusive of all cultures. Evidences and indicators are broad enough to allow for each teaching site to localize activities, lessons, and practices to fit their specific and unique needs.

Home School And Community Collaboration

Author: Kathy B. Grant
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1483347524
Size: 71.22 MB
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Filled with practical suggestions and reflective opportunities, Home, School, and Community Collaboration, Third Edition uses the culturally responsive family support model as a framework to prepare teachers to work with diverse families. This text includes contributions from 22 experts in the field, offering a wide range of perspectives on issues of family involvement that today’s teachers are likely to encounter. Authors Kathy B. Grant and Julie A. Ray offer the latest research on family demographics, including those with children who have special needs. Numerous real-life vignettes and case studies have been incorporated throughout the text to show readers the practical application of culturally responsive family engagement.

Strategies And Lessons For Culturally Responsive Teaching

Author: Roselle Chartock
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780131715080
Size: 71.83 MB
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Strategies and Lessons for Culturally Responsive Teaching: A Primer from Roselle Kline Chartock, offers teachers fourty interdisciplinary, classroom-tested strategies, and activity-based approaches for becoming culturally responsive. Adaptable to all grade levels and subject specialties, the content and strategies presented are grounded in theories developed by researchers and teachers who actively teach and write about multicultural education. Here are some reasons you'll want Strategies and Lessons for Culturally Responsive Teaching in your library... Contains over 40 culturally responsive lessons and teaching strategies. Includes thought-provoking questions to assist teachers with review and reflection on the chapter's content.