Designing Culturally Competent Programming for PK-20 Classrooms, 1st Edition

  • Katherine Sprott
  • Johnny R. O'Connor Jr.
  • Clementine Msengi
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  • ISBN-10: 1799836541
  • ISBN-13: 9781799836544
  • 284 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2021 | Published/Released January 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2021

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In order to promote effective learning, individuals must feel fully appreciated within their own unique identities (i.e., ethnicities, language differences, socioeconomic status, gender, religions). Culturally competent educators employ practices that acknowledge and build on cultural diversity and that identify students themselves as resources and honors assets possessed within the context of the school community. This book is a comprehensive research publication that explores strategies and best practices for designing culturally competent curricula and serves as a courier for stakeholders fostering inclusive and forward-thinking opportunities in PK-20 classrooms. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as ethics, leadership, and organizational development, this book is ideal for educators, administrators, academicians, curriculum developers, instructional designers, researchers, and students.