Culturally Responsive Standards-Based Teaching: Classroom To Community And Back

Culturally Responsive Standards-Based Teaching: Classroom To Community And Back

Culturally Responsive Standards-Based Teaching: Classroom to Community and Back

Close the achievement gap by closing the culture gap

Teaching children from diverse backgrounds begins with learning who they are, then using the knowledge and culture students bring to school in a standards-based curriculum to achieve student success. This guide provides tools that show why and how to create culturally responsive, standards-based (CRSB) instruction in the classroom. Results of effective programs include:

  • Increased academic success for all learners

  • Engaged and motivated students

  • Strengthened partnerships between students, families, and communities

 

Review
"This book takes the concept of multiculturalism a step further. It integrates a self-evaluative framework for making changes and includes a selection of tools with which changes or considerations for improvement of one’s own learning environment can be documented." (Rachel Mederios, ELL Teacher and Bldg. Program Supervisor 2010-06-30)

"The relevancy of this book should be recognized by every reader who acknowledges the diversity within any group of people. The processes are clear and the next steps are outlined so the practitioner can bring this into his/her classroom and meet the needs of every individual." (Thelma A. Davis, Principal...

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