Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades K-5

A Compass for Teachers
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ISBN-13:
9781452223728
Einband:
PDF
Seiten:
176
Autor:
Nancy P. Gallavan
eBook Typ:
PDF
eBook Format:
PDF
Kopierschutz:
Adobe DRM [Hard-DRM]
Sprache:
Englisch
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Create a welcoming environment for young children with the cultural competence compassYoung children making the transition from home to school need gentle guidance and warm, student-centered surroundings. This helpful resource helps you ensure that all students are treated with dignity and respect, and that their cultures are valued. The author provides an eight-point cultural compass for crafting a grade-appropriate inclusive curriculum. Each chapter includes frequently asked questions, specific strategies, and activities that help you: Ask the right questions for determining culturally-appropriate curriculum Engage children in cultural discussions that build confidence Include cultural sensitivity across all content areas
Create a welcoming environment for young children with the cultural competence compassYoung children making the transition from home to school need gentle guidance and warm, student-centered surroundings. This helpful resource helps you ensure that all students are treated with dignity and respect, and that their cultures are valued. The author provides an eight-point cultural compass for crafting a grade-appropriate inclusive curriculum. Each chapter includes frequently asked questions, specific strategies, and activities that help you: Ask the right questions for determining culturally-appropriate curriculum Engage children in cultural discussions that build confidence Include cultural sensitivity across all content areas
Culturally competent teachers know and understand each of their students. Culturally competent schools are ones where students feel welcomed and engaged. To become culturally competent, teachers and other school professionals must treat every student with fairness. This book for primary teachers and administrators presents an 8-point model of cultural competence which, if followed, will ensure that all individuals in the school are both respected and protected. The 8 points correspond to the directions on a compass and are as follows: N: Notice culture and cultural charactersticsNE: Negotiate and evaluate curriculum and contentE: Establish community and contextSE: Seek and engageS: Spark conversations and climateSW: Strengthen and weave together complexities and controversiesW: Waken compassion and commitmentNW: Nurture and welcome challenges and changes

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