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Culturally Competent & Relevant Instruction - Chapter Summary
Use this chapter as a comprehensive study guide covering culturally competent and relevant instruction. These video and text lessons discuss student-centered learning, culturally responsive teaching (CRT) and culturally relevant teaching, plus other related topics. After you've completed this chapter, you should be ready to:
- Define culturally relevant teaching and the strategies used to achieve it
- Utilize cultural competency in curriculum development
- Discuss the relationship between engaging learning experience and cultural competence
- Explain the use of student-centered learning in English language learner classrooms
- Detail the theory and strategies used in culturally responsive teaching (CRT)
Because we know it's important to have flexibility when you study, we've made sure you can access these resources 24 hours a day on any computer or mobile device. This flexibility continues in the video and text lessons you'll find here, because they are self paced and easy to navigate. As a great test prep tool or to ensure you're ready to move on, we've also included short quizzes with each lesson and a test at the end of the chapter.
1. Culturally Relevant Teaching: Strategies & Definition
This lesson will define culturally relevant teaching and illustrate how this approach to instruction can boost student engagement, increase students' feeling of belonging within their school, and positively impact student achievement.
2. Cultural Competency in Curriculum Development
Students' culture and diversity affects educators even before class. Read on to learn about curriculum, cultural competence, and what you can do to become a culturally competent educator.
3. Cultural Competence & Engaging Learning Experiences
When you teach English language learners, you can make the classroom very engaging if you include activities that get students experiencing not only the language, but also the culture that is attached to the language. This lesson explores some ideas with this approach.
4. Student-Centered Learning in ELL Classrooms
Crafting an appropriate yet challenging classroom environment can be daunting, but it is possible. This lesson outlines strategies teachers can use to create a student-centered learning environment in English Language Learner (ELL) classrooms.
5. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies
A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.
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