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Using Culturally Relevant Pedagogy to Develop Academic Student Identity.

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Teaching Practices (Poster Only) – Analysis, synthesis, reflection, and discussion

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The session will define academic identity and present obstacles that hindered the development positive academic identity. Through Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP), a framework of teaching that promotes social justice, we explore how educators can support the learning needs of diverse groups of students across multiple content areas. We exam a major historical events tied to scientific discoveries and then new ways to approach lessons from a more culturally inclusive standpoint using CRP. Our research will help educators to be more reflective and inclusive in their teaching practices in order to give all students a proverbial seat at the table.

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Jan 25th, 8:30 AM Jan 25th, 10:00 AM

Using Culturally Relevant Pedagogy to Develop Academic Student Identity.

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The session will define academic identity and present obstacles that hindered the development positive academic identity. Through Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP), a framework of teaching that promotes social justice, we explore how educators can support the learning needs of diverse groups of students across multiple content areas. We exam a major historical events tied to scientific discoveries and then new ways to approach lessons from a more culturally inclusive standpoint using CRP. Our research will help educators to be more reflective and inclusive in their teaching practices in order to give all students a proverbial seat at the table.