Culturally Responsive Teaching

Culturally Responsive Teaching

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The achievement of students of color continues to be disproportionately low at all levels of education. More than ever, Geneva Gay's foundational book on culturally responsive teaching is essential reading in addressing the needs of today's diverse student population. Combining insights from multicultural education theory and research with real-life classroom stories, Gay demonstrates that all students will perform better on multiple measures of achievement when teaching is filtered through their own cultural experiences. This bestselling text has been extensively revised to include expanded coverage of student ethnic groups: African and Latino Americans as well as Asian and Native Americans as well as new material on culturally diverse communication, addressing common myths about language diversity and the effects of qEnglish Plusq instruction.Matthews and Smith (1994) studied the effects of culturally relevant instructional materials on the interests, attitudes, and performance of ... The project covered a 10-week period during which teachers of the experimental group used Native American cultural content to ... Achievement data were collected, using a pretesta€“ posttest design, on studentsa#39; attitudes toward Native Americans in science- relatedanbsp;...

Title:Culturally Responsive Teaching
Author:Geneva Gay
Publisher:Teachers College Press - 2010


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