Developing Critical Cultural Competence

Developing Critical Cultural Competence

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Cultural competence is key to improved student achievement This book shows you how to provide professional development for teachers that deepens their cultural understanding. The authors provide activities to help educators translate new knowledge into action with activities that focus on the three inseparable insights required for developing teachersa€™ critical cultural competency: Understanding themselves Understanding their students Understanding their studentsa€™ families and communities Readers have access to a companion website that contains reproducible resource lists and handouts as well as examples that can serve as models for some of the activities.We often read a piece of childrena#39;s literature to spark thinking about family stories . ... Quilt squares. Another All About Me activity is to ask everyone to create one square that, along with quilt squares from other participants, will make up a quilt.

Title:Developing Critical Cultural Competence
Author:Jewell E. Cooper, Ye He, Barbara B. Levin
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2011-08-30


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