Essay: Creating Culturally Responsive Learning Communities

by: Eugene E. García, Arizona State University and Okhee Lee, University of Miami

The population of the United States is more ethnically and racially diverse than ever, a fact particularly evident among young and school-age children. This presents today’s elementary schools—including teachers, administrators, and policy makers—with an enormous challenge: promoting educational equity in the classroom and educating all students in order to achieve high academic standards. How can educators best meet this challenge? The answer the authors propose in this essay is: Create responsive learning communities.


Type Book ChapterPub Date 1/1/2008Stock # PB218X_18

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