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Knowing Your Students - Cultural Assets
Cultural and Linguistic Differences: What Teachers Should Know
"This module examines the ways in which culture influences the daily interactions that occur across all classrooms and provides practice for enhancing culturally responsive teaching (est. completion time: 1 hour). "
Culturally Responsive Teaching
VIDEO: "A Teacher of the Year talks about the importance of personal connections, accountability, and responsiveness to each students' culture and background experiences." (Time: 3:42)
INTERVIEW: The Use of Native Languages in the Classroom
"Leonard Baca describes how he became involved in bilingual special education, the importance of teachers making connections between the curriculum and the language and culture of their students, and the dynamics of family involvement for English learners." (Time 7:24)