In this course, Culturally Relevant and Responsive Teaching, you will learn a broad contextual basis for identifying cultural perspectives in the classroom and curriculum. Insights into culture can enrich the learning process, teach appreciation and acceptance, and lead to a more inclusive environment. This course will help educators to become more attuned with the ever-increasing diversity that we see in our classrooms and schools.
Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for teachers (Grade K-12), counselors, administrators and support staff whom are teaching/working in diverse environments that do not reflect their own upbringing or culture.
Course Materials: : Text, Culturally Responsive Teaching: Theory, Research, and Practice, by Geneva Gay, available at your local bookstore or online at Amazon.com
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