Do your digital materials support an equitable learning experience for students participating in remote instruction? You may consider adding this question to your selection rubric as you consider which materials to continue using or purchase next year.
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Will Students See Themselves in My Materials?:
8 Features of “Culturally Responsive” Materials
As schools are tackling all of the demands of educating students during Covid-19, teachers continue to focus, and re-focus, on building relationships with students and providing supportive environments. Part of providing a safe, supportive learning environment is providing a culturally responsive classroom. “Culturally Responsive” is a term frequently heard in educational circles today. It goes beyond building relationships to ensuring academic growth for all students. While culturally responsive teaching is a complex topic, there is one piece of it that does not have to be challenging. Consider how you would answer this question: “Do students see themselves in the instructional materials I am using?” In formulating your answer, think about the following factors:
How Learning List Helps Districts Become Better Stewards of Taxpayer Funds
A Texas school district administrator recently stated that his district subscribed to Learning List in order to be good stewards of taxpayer funds. In an NPR interview, a curriculum director of an Ohio school district offered the same explanation for her district’s decision….
How to Align Resources Without Bias
For the first time, the Texas ASCD* Ignite ’14 Conference is providing a marketplace area for conference attendees to review Exhibitors’ best practices for learning, teaching and leadership in education. Nearly 20 providers will be showcasing their solutions and services at Ignite ’14 from June 16 to June 18 at the Embassy Suites DFW in Frisco, Texas. Walter McKenzie, a …