Navigating Cultural Competence in Grades 6-12

A Compass for Teachers
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ISBN-13:
9781452223803
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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Chart your course with the Gallavan cultural competence compassAll children have one important thing in commonthe need to be treated with dignity, respect, and care. This handbook shows teachers and administrators how to ensure that the cultures of all peoples are considered and valued. The author's eight-point cultural compass guides you in crafting a respectful and inclusive curriculum. Each chapter includes frequently asked questions, specific strategies, and activities for: Broadening your knowledge about cultural diversity Increasing your confidence in teaching about culture Creating a welcoming learning environment
Chart your course with the Gallavan cultural competence compassAll children have one important thing in commonthe need to be treated with dignity, respect, and care. This handbook shows teachers and administrators how to ensure that the cultures of all peoples are considered and valued. The author's eight-point cultural compass guides you in crafting a respectful and inclusive curriculum. Each chapter includes frequently asked questions, specific strategies, and activities for: Broadening your knowledge about cultural diversity Increasing your confidence in teaching about culture Creating a welcoming learning environment
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 secondary 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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