Culturally Responsive in Education
Modeling cultural responsive teaching in society
- Find ways to incorporate each individual student cultural experience within your lessons.
- Take time to make sure the each student is recognized for their contributions to your classroom, despite their backgrounds.
- Connect with parents and inform them that their opinions, experiences, and contributions matter.
- Provide support for students and their families during times of hardship and prosperity.
- Be an advocate of cultural responsiveness within your school district and community.
- Foster the development of culturally responsive programs in your school and school district.
- Be exemplary in all act of cultural responsiveness; encourage those around you to be respectful--- culturally aware--- in their conversations interactions with those of differing cultural backgrounds.
- Hold yourself and those around you accountable for cultural insensitivity; do not condone actions which aim to insult the practices and customs of other cultures.
By: Olivia Heitt
Knowledge Delivery Systems.(2012). Becoming a culturally responsive teacher. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uV36efjBKRU
Turnbull, A. P., Turnbull, H. R., & Wehmeyer, M. L. (2015). Exceptional lives: Special education in today's schools. Upper Saddle River, N.J: Pearson.