Henderson, Russell E.
College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
Educators must acknowledge that children enter their classrooms and schools with their own language, beliefs about the world, and ideas on how to behave. Educators have the responsibility to evaluate their own philosophy and teaching practice to ensure that all students, regardless of their culture or ethnicity, are provided with a classroom that is appreciative, attentive to, and accepting of their cultures, beliefs, and learning styles. This work contains an action guide for educators on creating and maintaining culturally responsive classrooms (CRC). Teachers can read the guide and discover what a CRC looks like, sounds like, and feels like. The action guide seeks to narrow the dissonance that exists between the culture and ethnicity of students and the culture and the ethnicity of their teachers.
Date of Award
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Paz, Jennifer L., "Creating Culturally Responsive Classrooms: an Action Guide for Educators" (2007). Student Publications. 281.