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The Art of Making Culturally Relevant Curriculum Choices

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Workshop Description:
In today's exceptionally diverse classrooms, embracing cultural relevance is more than just a choice – it is imperative. Join Michelle Dragalin as she takes you on an inspiring journey, uncovering strategies that will transform your curriculum from standardized to genuinely reflective of your students' lives. Get ready to unlock the artistry of crafting lessons that truly resonate with your diverse learners. Michelle’s expertise will empower you to create a classroom where cultural relevance is not just a concept, but a thriving reality!

Learning Objectives:
  • Recall the essential principles of culturally relevant curriculum and acknowledge their potential impact on both educators and students.
  • Grasp the significance of embedding cultural diversity within the curriculum and how it fosters a more comprehensive learning environment.
  • Apply the provided pedagogical strategies to adapt your existing curriculum and weave cultural relevance into your teaching approach.
  • Evaluate and compare various resources introduced during the workshop, considering their suitability for diverse teaching scenarios.
  • Craft a personalized culturally relevant lesson plan aimed at deepening students' understanding while achieving educational objectives.

  • Special Technology Instructions:
    Attendees will need access to an internet-enabled device and a personal Google account (not affiliated with their school). SimpleK12’s Google Classroom will be utilized for the interactive and hands-on components of this workshop.

    Assessment:
    Participants will have communication and collaboration and opportunities throughout the workshop to demonstrate their understanding of the workshop objectives and reflect on their learning.

    Details

    Status: Available On-Demand
    Subject: Cross-curricular
    Last aired on: Tuesday, September 5, 2023 @ 4:00 PM EDT
    Duration: 1 hour
    Credit Hours: 1
    Categories: Diversity & SEL, ESL/ELL, Learning Theories & Strategies
    Tags: DEI, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, ESL & ELL, Instructional Strategies, Student Engagement

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