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PBL is starting to catch on across the country and it’s important that we understand why it works. As we look for answers to close the opportunity gap, for our historically oppressed groups in society, it’s useful to see the connections between PBL and culturally responsive teaching. Both CRT and PBL push us to teach deeply, be relevant, and develop skills. They also redefine the student:teacher relationship and change the learning process.
See why it works!
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This week I was lucky enough to talk about my thoughts on Culturally Responsive Leadership in an interview with Rachel Rosen. It was recorded live and uncut. We discussed PBL, equity, and finding the bright spots. Find out what I’d like to build a pile of and set on on fire. If you’d like a glimpse into my mind check out the full interview!
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Are you disappointed with the status quo in education?
Are you tired of students being failed by our schools?
Are you a leader, committed to social justice?
You know WHY things need to change.
You know WHAT needs to be different.
But HOW do you do it?
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School should be a place, where students wake up early and rush to get to. It should be engaging, welcoming, and prepare students for their future.
Not some students.
They deserve it.
Continue reading “Why do we need Culturally Responsive Leadership?”