Course DescriptionIn this course you will learn the foundational framework of Culturally Relevant Practices from which to build your capacity to work effectively with students of color eliminating the racial achievement disparities that currently exist in our schools and communities. You will also analyze the systemic issues that perpetuate these disparities as we help encourage and model honest and compassionate dialogue with youth.
- Students will build capacity to work effectively with students of color, thus eliminating the racial achievement disparities that exist in schools.
- Students will understand Culturally Relevant Pedagogy as a tool to reflect personally on teaching practices and analyze the systemic issues that perpetuate achievement disparities.
- Students will improve communication to strengthen capacity to have honest and compassionate dialogue to positively impact their students’ learning experiences and lives.
- Students will reflect on the effectiveness of their current role and approach in their students’ learning experience.