230 pages | 12 B/W Illus.
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.
Introduction: Context & Setting
Chapter 1 Equity Work Defined: Marrying Pedagogy and Equity
Chapter 2 Theory of Change: Culturally Responsive Education
Chapter 3 Promising Practices: Teaching IS Performance Art
Chapter 4 Implications/Next Steps: Where do we go from here?