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Culturally Responsive Teacher Leadership

Background Information

Culturally Responsive Teaching is a pedagogy that recognizes the importance of including students' cultural references in all aspects of learning -- Gloria Ladson Billings, 1994

Culture is central to learning. It plays a role not only in communicating and receiving information, but also in shaping the thinking process of groups and individuals. A pedagogy that acknowledges, responds to, and celebrates fundamental cultures offers full, equitable access to education for students from all cultures. --Brown University

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