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Currently, access to communities is limited to participants in specific NYCDOE programs.
Remote Instruction: Pedagogical Supports for Culturally Responsive and Sustaining Practices
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.
These resources are designed to support teachers in three major areas:
Building and sustaining meaningful relationships with students and families in the remote instruction context
Establishing a welcoming and affirming remote learning environment
Designing and implementing remote instruction aligned to key principles of culturally responsive and sustaining education
These resources support teachers, during remote instruction, in fostering positive partnerships with the families of our most marginalized students, including Black Indigenous Students of Color and students belonging to the LGBTQIA+ community. Each resource helps teachers ground the development of these partnerships in critical love, centering on h...
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.
This collection contains resources that support educators in developing project-based learning experiences and supporting students transition from being dependent learners to independent thinkers. Additionally, the CRS Pedagogies collection provides reflection questions for educators to use to help them enact a critical lens while choosing from the...
This resource comes from Facing History. The resources in this packet are designed to help teachers approach online learning with a focus on sustaining community, supporting students, and creating engaging, meaningful learning experiences.
This resource can be used by educators for individual reflection and planning, as well as among groups of educators engaging in PLCs around remote learning practices.
This article, written by educators experienced in remote instruction, discusses the critical importance of connecting with students in remote instruction contexts, and the possibility and importance of learning and growing with students as you develop your teaching practice.
This article, written by psychologists with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence, outlines tips and considerations for teachers they consider the social-emotional needs of students, families, and themselves while engaging in remote instruction in a time of crisis.
This article can be used to spark ideas for how to remain cognizant and support students- and yourself- in managing stress during this time.
This resource, published by the NYU Metro Center, provides guidance around what culturally responsive and sustaining education might look like, and lists considerations regarding things teachers, families, students, and school leaders should know and should be doing as they engage in remote instruction.
This resource could be used as a jumping off point for teachers and school leaders to reflect on their current practices and spark ideas for ways they might shift their practices to be more culturally responsive and sustaining.