Culturally Responsive Practices

Culturally Responsive Lesson Plan Indicators

  • Climate of Inclusion
  • Connections between students’ prior knowledge and learning
  • Rigor/High Expectations
  • Classroom practices that are hands-on, cooperative, and culturally aligned
  • Responsiveness based on cultural knowledge of student
  • Recognition of varying rates of acculturation
  • Teacher self-awareness
Culturally Responsive Instruction Example #12

Using rap for science instruction.