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Principles for Culturally Responsive Teaching

Principles for Culturally Responsive Teaching

'Culture is central to learning. It plays a role not only in communicating and receiving information, but also in shaping the thinking process of groups and individuals. A pedagogy that acknowledges, responds to, and celebrates fundamental cultures offers full, equitable access to education for students from all cultures. Culturally Responsive Teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students' cultural references in all aspects of learning. Some of the characteristics of culturally responsive teaching are: Positive perspectices on parents and families Communication of high expectations Learning within the context of culture Student-centered instruction Culturally mediated instruction Reshaping the curriculum Teacher as facilitator Each of these issues is discussed... Show More
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