9:00 - 9:05 - Welcome
  • Mary Claire - notetaker

9:05 - 9:15 - Finish metaphor presentations

9:15 - 9:50 - Culturally Responsive Instruction - Is school a window or a mirror?
Culturally responsive teaching
  • Knowledge Base
    • Know something about cultural characteristics of students, and contributions they can make
      • About me project?
    • You will be teaching from a rich cultural diversity
  • Curriculum
    • Look at curriculum (analyze and correct)
      • Where are my children represented in this?
      • Unfair stereotypes or bias?
      • Is it respectful?
      • Does it reflect and honor diversity?
  • Classroom Community
    • Create a safe space where diverse backgrounds are welcome
  • Communication
    • Understand there are different ways of communication
      • Foster and understand different communicative styles
      • Create a community that can talk across cultures
  • Classroom example
    • Video 1, Arlee High School
      • Investigate stereotypes
        • Negative and positive
      • Local community
      • Knowledge of background
    • Video 2, Leonard Flynn Elementary School
      • Concept of community
      • Develop personal relationships
      • Welcome them as they are, who they are
      • High expectations



Instructional Tools:


Houskeeping:
  • Nov 13 - No class due to New Teacher Panel discussion (7:30-9:00, Foley Teleconference Room)
  • Nov 14 - Teaching diverse learners: Book Club discussions in class (30 minutes)
    • Service Learning Journal (Now that you are nearing the end of your service learning experience, what are your goals to make the most of the rest of the semester? Relate your goals to specific experiences you’ve had working with the child/children in your placement. ~400 words)