Preview Jot down any questions you have about this module or things you hope to learn. Introduction What is culturally responsive pedagogy (CRP), and why is it important?
What It (CRP) Means Reflect on Assimilation.
What It (CRP) Means Reflect on Assimilation. Deficit-Based Thinking Working Against a Deficit Perspective What ideas do you have to work against a deficit perspective in your classroom? Building on Background Knowledge What ideas do you have to value background knowledge and affirm difference in your classroom? Other Considerations, Final Thoughts When planning lessons, be aware of the local context. For example, personal timelines can be difficult for students in foster placement, or questions about when families came to the United States could cause stress for some students. Giving students options when asking for personal information will help them feel respected and safe in your classroom. Additional Resources and References See additional resources within the module and in the Module Resource PDF. For lesson plan ideas, visit Teaching Tolerance. For information on the importance of inspiring students by affirming difference, watch the Edutopia video “The Destructive Power of Stereotypes.” Next Steps How has this module inspired you? What will you do differently in your classroom? How will this inspire your students to be successful?