A DEFINITIVE GUIDE ON HOW TO IMPLEMENT CULTURALLY RECEPTIVE Programs, THIS TEXT PROVIDES BENCHMARK RESEARCH ON ITS ESSENTIALNESS IN CLASSROOMS, LECTURE HALLS AND BOARDROOMS.
Comprised of ten chapter among five subsections including, ”Expectations and Equity,” ”Contextual Features and Classroom Environment,” ”Instructional Planning,” and “Student-Teacher Academic Interaction,” and ”Instruction,”.
Dr. McKinley explores a number of avenues of how teachers might approach instruction in response to their students’ cultures, race, gender and class. Illuminating as a tool and indispensable as an introduction, this book has forty planning pages to assist educators as they develop action plans.
HERE’S A BOOK THAT GIVES YOU THAT PLUS A WHOLE-SCHOOL PLAN FOR RAISING THE ACHIEVEMENT OF THESE CHRONICALLY UNDERSERVED STUDENTS.
As Dr. McKinley takes you through the steps of creating a teacher team and instructional walkthroughs, she imparts essential principles of culturally responsive teaching, such as:
- Five root causes of the achievement gap between black students and their white peers.
- Five factors that are key to closing achievement gaps.
- Ten most effective strategies for raising the achievement of black students.
Based on these tenets of Culturally Responsive Teaching, the book provides you with a schoolwide plan that includes
- Instructional practices that instill content mastery by scaffolding to student’s home cultures and responding to student traits and needs.