Resources to help you learn more
National Education Association’s Web site includes links to lesson plans, resources and other materials.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development has many links to resources about culture and curriculum, including an excerpt from the book, “Creating an Inclusive School,” by Alice Udvari-Solner and Jacqueline S. Thousand.
“Cultural Proﬁciency: A Manual for School
For more information:
Contact MEA’s Professional Development and Human Rights Department at 800/292-1934. Consultants are available to help identify additional resources, training opportunities, or to help address concerns in your school or work site.
Brown University site good teacher resource
Culturally responsive teaching—what is it and how can you achieve it?
In a world of increasing cultural diversity, teachers need strategies for adapting their teaching to meet the needs of all students.
The lab at Brown University provides a good source of both information and strategies. Its reader-friendly Web page (http://www.lab.brown.edu/tdl/tl-strategies/crt-principles-prt.shtml) covers the what, why and how of culturally responsive teaching—by addressing the following seven principles:
Updated: February 19, 2009 6:14 PM