Culturally Responsive Teaching
Find and share resources and explore strategies to engage students by connecting to and honoring their cultures, experiences, and backgrounds.
- Educators can help all students in their classrooms feel included by using strategies focused on self-reflection and feedback.342
- When sharing this beloved Mexican holiday with their students, teachers have an opportunity to create a culturally responsive lesson that brings more meaning to the iconic and historically significant artifacts most closely associated with it.
- One school used a PBL unit that combined science, math, and cooking dumplings to explore the many cultures that make up their community.502
- Teachers can help all students feel like they belong in math classes by creating connections between course material and students’ lives.2.1k
- Teachers can promote cultural literacy in the classroom by honoring the contributions of people from a wide spectrum of traditions.785
- This bilingual elementary school offers students a more inclusive educational experience—through music and culturally relevant instruction.405
- Understanding students’ lives can help teachers foster a sense of belonging and ensure that all students feel respected and challenged.16.5k
- A commitment to fostering an environment of caring can promote learning in culturally diverse pre-K to 2 classrooms.787
- Five ways teachers can celebrate and extend the linguistic expertise of young students who speak two or more languages.9.9k
- Elementary teachers can gain rich insights into their students’ lives by asking a few simple questions early in the year.472
- These techniques for creating a positive learning environment help students adapt to a new culture and acquire a new language.831
- Black history is American history and should be taught throughout the year across the curriculum—not confined to a single month.10.6k