A Positive Classroom Environment
Now that you have been introduced to the broad framework of becoming a culturally competent teacher, it is your challenge to make the connection between differentiating and the prospective impact this concept has in making learning experiences more of a success for students in diverse classrooms.
Watch the following video:
- JCPSEmployee. (2012, September 13). Seven Principles for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning (Links to an external site.) [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IptefRjN4DY
The video refers to the ideologies of becoming a culturally responsive teacher and explores the Seven Principles of Culturally Responsive Teaching.
View the short and informative video, then respond to these questions in relation to the video and your personal experiences in your Discussion Post:
- What would you identify as an important outcome of building relationships with your students while focusing on a culturally inviting environment that is physically safe, while also providing an engaging and positive learning experience?
- Considering your personal experience as a student, any professional experiences, and your current and past higher-education based learning, are the Seven Principles of Culturally Responsive Teaching theory realistic or idealistic? Be sure to support your opinion with scholarly citations in APA format both in the body of your post and at its conclusion.