Equity Pedagogy Creating Curricula

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Creating Curricula that is Multicultural: Equity Pedagogy February 19, 2008
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Equitable Education " I think teachers could help students, try to influence them, that they can do whatever they want to do, that they can be whatever they want to be, that they got opportunities out there . . . Most schools don't encourage kids to be all they can be." Manuel Gomes
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Equity Practices in Education "True equity in education can only be defined in terms of the quality of teaching and learning activities that occur every day in the classrooms". Teachers must be personally committed to incorporating equitable practices in the learning environment: Broad-based Teaching-Learning Approaches An Affirmation of Cultural Diversity Attention to Gender-Equity Issues
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Broad-Based Teaching-Learning Approaches This involves establishing multiple ways for students to communicate what they know, how they know it, and
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Unformatted text preview: what they think and feel about their learning. An Affirmation of Diverse Cultural Backgrounds This means creating opportunities for students to draw parallels between classroom learning and their experiences beyond school. When teachers disregard a student's culture, they disregard and disrespect the student themselves. Attention to Gender-Equity Issues Developing an awareness of the nature of gender equity and striving for gender-fair and inclusive practices in everyday classroom interactions. The pervasive use of masculine referents in the learning environment assigns as implicit, unquestioned preference for maleness. Examine our Textbooks Chapter 8: Investigating your Environment on pages 215 229. Using currently adopted textbooks that you got from the Evans Library Annex 4 th floor, we will work in groups to examine pedagogical equity....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course INST 322 taught by Professor Hill-jackson during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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