Creating a welcoming and affirming remote learning environment

This collection contains professional learning resources to support teachers in validating and affirming students’ identities, perspectives, and experiences; developing critical consciousness to create student agency; and in caring for students in culturally responsive ways.

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Caring for students is a critical element of a culturally responsive and sustaining teacher’s practice in every learning context. Feeling cared for, and caring deeply for others, has a large impact on the ways that students and teachers experience a learning environment. During remote learning, it is especially important for educators to reflect on...

This reflection guide provides reflection questions and ideas for action areas for teachers seeking to foster community and work towards a welcoming and affirming environment for students in their remote learning context.

This guide can be used both for individual reflection, as well as a jumping off point for group reflection and sharing of promising practices among a group of educators.