Culturally responsive teaching (sometimes called culturally relevant teaching), or CRT, is a pedagogy and process focused on teaching with a cross-cultural or multicultural framework. Culture influences how we learn, and creating an environment that recognizes the importance each student’s culture, embraces new perspectives, encourages acceptance, and empowers student voice gives children ownership of—and a deeper investment in—their learning.
Twitter is a great place to start if you’re looking to learn more about CRT from other educators. It’s a wildly popular platform for teachers, administrators, non-profits and education organizations to communicate, collaborate, learn and grow. Learn more about CRT from these 19 educators and organizations on Twitter today.
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- Sparking Engagement with Hip-Hop (Edutopia)
- Culturally Responsive Instruction (ASCD)
- Culturally Responsive Teaching Matters (Equity Alliance)
- Making Connections: Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain (Edutopia)
- 3 Tips to Make Any Lesson More Culturally Responsive (Cult of Pedagogy)