Culturally Responsive Teaching
Find and share resources and explore strategies to engage students by connecting to and honoring their cultures, experiences, and backgrounds.
- Helping high school students understand that math has useful applications in their lives can boost their engagement in learning.269
- Has the recent uptick in diverse characters in children’s literature translated into authentic representation? One team of researchers used artificial intelligence to investigate.
- When educators are intentional about teaching kids to see and represent differences, the students—and their works of art—blossom.2.3k
- In addition to recognizing the civil rights movement, teachers can use Black History Month to call attention to the achievements of Black Americans in other areas.472
- Mentor texts that reflect the breadth and depth of student experiences not only get students enthusiastic about writing but also help build a sense of belonging at school.391
- Identifying different layers of identity is particularly helpful for students transitioning into a new social and cultural context.334
- Five ways teachers can celebrate and extend the linguistic expertise of young students who speak two or more languages.8.5k
- The author of a new report on the representation of social groups in educational materials shares a few things teachers can do to ensure that all of their students are reflected in class resources.290
- Having a good rapport with families, including those who are experiencing hardship, helps teachers support their students.230