Summary: Teachers can improve outcomes and build equity in the classroom by listening closely to their students. This article suggests six ways to do that.
Source: Shane Safir, Edutopia, August 1, 2017
“Culturally responsive teaching (CRT) has become a central concept in the education world, and rightfully so. Zaretta Hammond offers a brilliant and accessible CRT framework in her book Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor Among Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students. One of the questions I’ve been grappling with is, how do we know we’re culturally responsive if we’re not listening to our students?”
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