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Culturally Responsive Education in the Classroom
An Equity Framework for Pedagogy

ISBN 9781138339453
Published November 22, 2019 by Routledge
240 Pages 12 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This exciting book helps educators translate the concept of equity into the context of pedagogy in the K-12 classroom. Providing a practice-oriented framework for understanding what equity entails for both teachers and learners, this book clarifies the theoretical context for equity and shares rich teaching strategies across a range of content areas and age groups. Unpacking six themes to understand Culturally Responsive Education (CRE), this powerful book helps teachers incorporate equity into behaviors, environments, and meaningful learning opportunities. Culturally Responsive Education in the Classroom provides specific, practice-based examples to help readers develop a culturally responsive pedagogical mindset for closing equity gaps in student achievement.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 Equity Work Defined

Chapter 2 Theory of Change: Culturally Responsive Education

Chapter 3 The Six Themes of Culturally Responsive Education

Chapter 4 Planning with Equity in Mind

Chapter 5 Promising Practices

Chapter 6 Implications and Next Steps: Where Do We Go from Here?


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Adeyemi Stembridge is an educational consultant specializing in equity-focused school improvement. He was the Director of the Center for Strategic Solutions at the Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools (Metro Center) in the Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development at New York University, USA.