Learn about your own culture and about other cultures Develop relationships

Learn about your own culture and about other cultures

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Learn about your own culture and about other cultures. Develop relationships with those who can be cultural informants. Attend cultural events in your community. Be flexible in your intercultural interactions – reserve judgments about behaviors and intentions until you understand the cultural context. Willis-Darpoh, 2013
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Title Goes Here 24 Culturally Responsive Education Environments and Practices Activity: Green Dots: Which two practices or approaches do you currently employ in your work for the school district in promoting culturally responsive environments for youth to achieve and grow? Red Dots: Which two approaches have you not seen practiced in the school district or feel would be very difficult to implement in promoting culturally responsive environments for youth to achieve and grow?
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Title Goes Here 25 Culturally Responsive School Environments Create an environment that reflects cultural and linguistic diversity Enact instruction through different learning styles and modalities Know that failure of any children is not an option Willis-Darpoh, 2013
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Title Goes Here 26 References Gay, G. (2000). Preparing for Culturally Responsive Teaching. Journal of Teacher Education, Vol. 5, No. 2, March/April. Willis-Darpoh, Gwendolyn (2013). Creating Culturally Responsive Learning Environment for Students of Color. Presentation at NAME Conference, Oakland, CA., November 2013. Frey, C. (2010). Enhancing the Learning Opportunities through Culturally Responsive Practices. St. Mary College Rising Tide/ Education Studies, Vol. 3. Gay, G. (2000). Culturally Responsive Teaching-Theory, Practice and Pedagogy. New York Teachers College Press
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Title Goes Here 27 References Barnes, C. J. (2006). Preparing Preservice Teachers to Teach in a Culturally Responsive Way. The Negro Educational Review. Vol. 57, Nos. 1-2, Spring/Summer. Burns, R., Keyes, M., Kasimo, R., Orletsky, & Holdzkom (2005). Closing Achievement Gaps by Creating Culturally Responsive Schools. Appalachian Educational Laboratory at Edvantia. Osher, D., Sidana, A., Kelly, P. (2008). Improving Conditions for Learning for Youth who are Neglected or Delinquent. Washington, DC: American Institutes for Research, NDTAC. Retrieved from t/cflbrief200803.asp .
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Title Goes Here 28 References Villegos, A, & Lucas, T. (2002). Preparing Culturally Responsive Teachers Rethinking the Curriculum. Journal of Teacher Education, vol. 53, No. 1, January/February. Education Week TEACHER. Teaching Tolerance, Bethesda, MD, 2013. urce.html .
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Title Goes Here 29 Contact Information Simon G. Gonsoulin Principal Researcher American Institutes for Research State Training and Technical Assistance Center [email protected] 202-403-5653
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