For this online session you will need to watch this video of a speech given by Gloria Ladson-Billings on culturally relevant pedagogy. While watching, please consider our class discussions; however, also push yourself to raise new questions based on what she has to say.
Then, please select one of the following articles to read:
Finally, you might be interested in checking out this article about Kendrick Lamar’s recent visit to a NJ classroom.
After reading/watching the videos/articles posted here please leave a comment on this post in which you reflect on how this reading/watching relates to the thoughts, ideas, and questions, that came up in our last class. Also feel free to pose new questions to the group.
Looking forward to our Twitter chat tomorrow night at 8PM! We will discuss the following questions. Please be ready to share your ideas.
How can teachers really know their students?How can knowledge of students drive instruction?