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You Can’t Be Culturally Responsive Without Being Responsive

You Can’t Be Culturally Responsive Without Being Responsive By: Dr. Rachael Mahmood When I first learned about multicultural education in college, I was very excited to start including my students’ backgrounds in the lessons I taught. I, too, come from cultures that aren’t often included in curricular stories or histories. I eagerly searched for books that […]

This Is a Perfect Time to Talk With Our Students About Social Injustice

The COVID-19 pandemic offers teachers a unique opportunity to capitalize on student empathy. Before the pandemic hit, millions of U.S. students were already in our classrooms experiencing challenges like food insecurity and the inability to afford medical care. But the pandemic brought these challenges home to middle-class families in ways we have not seen since […]


PORTRAITS OF LOW-INCOME AFRICAN-AMERICAN MOTHERS’ INVOLVEMENT IN SUBURBAN SCHOOLS This study advances the premise that African-American parents are deliberately involvedin their children’s education; however, many educators may not recognize their involvementbecause it may not always align with dominant cultural expectations. Therefore, the purpose ofthis study is to explore beneficial social capital and cultural capital that […]


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