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Celebrate the histories, voices, experiences, contributions and resistance of diverse Asian American people. Knowing and teaching these histories and experiences is necessary for building educators’ cultural competence as well as for understanding and disrupting the historically rooted and ongoing patterns of violence, oppression and marginalization of Asian American communities and histories resulting from white supremacy, racism, and US imperialism. From the Office of Teacher Development.
This Black History collection highlights the importance of teaching and celebrating Black History year-round, beyond Civil Rights and enslavement, to affirming the identities of Black people and their literature, art, and creativity that has shaped the culture of the world. Resources emphasize teaching centering liberation and teaching Black History that celebrates Black joy and Black brilliance.
*NEW* In Module 4: Achievement, educators are introduced to "Achievement," the fourth of the 5 A's in Dr. Jamila Lyiscott's Liberation Literacies Pedagogy. In this module, educators will develop critical competencies around how student-centered pedagogical practices inform how schools and educational institutions must reimagine themselves across in-person and online learning environments.
The Office of Teacher Development, in partnership with Dr. Bettina Love, proudly presents "Teaching to Thrive." These multi-modal professional learning tool kits provide resources for teachers to engage their students in creative, meaningful, and culturally responsive and sustaining blended and remote learning.
NEW RESOURCES AVAILABLE! This collection contains a set of resources designed and curated to support teachers in engaging in remote instruction in culturally responsive and sustaining ways. They are intended to serve as guidance and not a central mandate. Schools should utilize these resources in ways that best serve the school community.
Un momento de autorreflexión/A moment of self-reflection
The power of student stories
Recognizing and honoring community cultural wealth
Culturally responsive and sustaining pedagogies
Building partnerships with families and students
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