Corwin: Facilitator's Guide to How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You: Culturally Relevant Teaching Strategies: Bonnie M. Davis: 9781412968522

Facilitator's Guide to How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You

Culturally Relevant Teaching Strategies

Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau Bonnie M. Davis Educating for Change
© 2008   64 pages   8.5" x 11"  
Corwin
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Help teachers reflect, shift perceptions, and find more effective approaches for teaching their students!

Based on the best-selling book How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You, this guide gives staff developers and workshop leaders the tools to facilitate book study groups, seminars, and professional development events that help teachers close the achievement gap for culturally and ethnically diverse students. Facilitators will be able to demonstrate culturally appropriate and research-based teaching strategies for diverse learners and lead discussions on topics that include

  • Identifying cultural factors that influence educators' perceptions of their students
  • Creating supportive school cultures and learning environments
  • Understanding learners' communication styles, classroom behaviors, and learning needs
  • Developing and strengthening students' reading and writing skills
  • Building relationships and community with students

The chapter-by-chapter study guide follows the same format as the companion book and features

  • Activities
  • Discussion questions
  • Suggestions for practical applications
  • Chapter summaries
  • Handouts
  • Resources for extending learning
  • Sample agendas for half-day, one-day, and three-day workshops
  • A workshop evaluation form

The Facilitator’s Guide to How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You is ideal for staff developers or anyone leading professional development for groups of any size—pairs, small workshops, or large seminars.

Facilitator's Guide to How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You

Culturally Relevant Teaching Strategies

Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau Bonnie M. Davis Educating for Change
© 2008   64 pages   8.5" x 11"  
Corwin

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ISBN:   9781412968522 Facilitator's Guide Print Suggested Retail Price:   $19.95 Bookstore Price:   $15.96

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Help teachers reflect, shift perceptions, and find more effective approaches for teaching their students!

Based on the best-selling book How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You, this guide gives staff developers and workshop leaders the tools to facilitate book study groups, seminars, and professional development events that help teachers close the achievement gap for culturally and ethnically diverse students. Facilitators will be able to demonstrate culturally appropriate and research-based teaching strategies for diverse learners and lead discussions on topics that include

  • Identifying cultural factors that influence educators' perceptions of their students
  • Creating supportive school cultures and learning environments
  • Understanding learners' communication styles, classroom behaviors, and learning needs
  • Developing and strengthening students' reading and writing skills
  • Building relationships and community with students

The chapter-by-chapter study guide follows the same format as the companion book and features

  • Activities
  • Discussion questions
  • Suggestions for practical applications
  • Chapter summaries
  • Handouts
  • Resources for extending learning
  • Sample agendas for half-day, one-day, and three-day workshops
  • A workshop evaluation form

The Facilitator’s Guide to How to Teach Students Who Don't Look Like You is ideal for staff developers or anyone leading professional development for groups of any size—pairs, small workshops, or large seminars.

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