Posted by CTQ on Wednesday, 04/08/2015
Several teachers from CTQ-Colorado are undertaking a culturally responsive teaching project designed to better meet the needs of diverse learners and the educators who teach them. Each teacher is currently piloting a project in their school and will share those takeaways with teachers across the state and nation.
Teachers also wrote a series of blog posts and articles about the importance of culturally responsive teaching. Read more about their projects and writing below.
Joseph Bolz: Social Justice
William Anderson: Power Structures in Schools
Blog post: Token for Granted
Jennifer Henderson and Jessica Rodriguez: Poetry Slam
Blog post: How to Avoid Colorblindness All Year Long (Jennifer Henderson)
Article: How I Learned to Let Go of My Lesson Plan and Seize a Teachable Moment (Jennifer Henderson)
Rosalie Arndt: Social Justice Club
Jozette Martinez-Griffin: Culture Exchange
Blog post: The Crusade
Blog post: The Teacher-Activist's Dance
And listen to two conversations between the CTQ-CO teachers led by Teacher in Residence Lori Nazareno: