Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning
Promote an inclusive, respectful learning environment that accommodates students from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
Culturally and linguistically responsive teaching acknowledges, responds to, and celebrates students from different cultural backgrounds and provides equitable access to learning for all students. Educators will feel empowered, excited, and confident to implement this framework because it embraces and places value on students' culture and language, allowing them to thrive in the classroom.
Culturally and responsive teaching places importance on including students' cultural and linguistic backgrounds in all aspects of learning.
Provide novice to experienced educators with a pedagogical framework for implementing culturally and linguistically responsive teaching strategies in today's diverse classrooms
Implement best-practice instruction with the practical, easy-to-implement strategies and activities
Approach instruction through a culturally and linguistically responsive lens
The strategies address culture and language in five key areas: classroom management, academic literacy, academic vocabulary, academic language, and learning environment
Strategies for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning
Interest Level: K-12
Provide teachers with concrete strategies to support instruction for students with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Incorporate the tools and tips in this resource into daily instruction to educate students of diverse backgrounds.