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Beginning the Journey to Culturally-Responsive Instruction



Clerisy Architect: Brandon Clayton

Length of Workshop: 75 minutes

Danielson Framework: 1 (Planning and Preparation), 2 (Classroom Environment), 3 ( Instruction), & 4 (Professional Responsibility)

Workshop Description:

In this workshop, participants will analyze the work of Sharroky Holly and begin the journey to becoming a culturally and linguistically responsive teacher. Participants will gain an understanding and purpose of culturally relevant and responsive teaching to students of all diverse backgrounds, including students of color. By the end of the workshop, participants will have created activities to immediately implement culturally responsive strategies in their pedagogy.

Learning Objectives:

  •   I will learn the first steps on the journey to being culturally and linguistically responsive
  •   I will understand the purpose of CLR
  •   I will understand why students of Color are the greatest beneficiaries of CLR instruction

Workshop References:

Hollie, S., & Allen, B. (2018). Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning responsive teaching and learning; classroom practices for student success. Shell Education.

Bourdieu & Passeron, 1977;as cited in Cumby, S. K. (2018). Exploring the academic resilience of first generation Latina/o teacher candidates of immigrant parents in a non-traditional teacher preparation program through the lens of community cultural wealth [Doctorate thesis, Texas Tech University].