"CCI are researched based strategies that have been recorded to engage students with classroom instruction. CCI strategies are not additional strategies but it is an approach that will enhance the instructional repertoire and mind-set of the teacher."
"The School Level Equity Readiness rubric is used to determine the site’s level of Educational Equity. The 6 areas are essential in developing a school culture for Educational Equity to begin closing the achievement gap."
"This Toolkit is designed to help you – the organizational decision-maker, the advocate, the elected official — get better results in your work. You wouldn’t be reading this if you didn’t care about opportunities for all. The Toolkit can assist you in producing equitable opportunities and results by helping you stay intentional and focused on those goals."
Using this tool raises organizational awareness, starts focused conversations, contributes to the development of equity action plans, and tracks organizational change. Organizations that care about these issues can produce early results by using this tool.
"Policies and practices that might be successful overall could actually help one group of students while harming another, so care should be taken when evaluating them to see whether they are benefiting all, some, or no students – and whom they are benefiting."
In this article, the authors share results of a mixed methods study that examines using the Culturally Responsive Instruction Observation Protocol (CRIOP) for teacher professional development. The CRIOP is a comprehensive framework and evaluation tool that operationalizes culturally responsive instruction.... Read more about Culturally Responsive Instruction Observation Protocol
"Alfred W. Tatum takes a fresh, cross-disciplinary approach to advancing the reading and writing development of these students." " Addressing internal and external factors particular to this group— and absorbing lessons from the historical reading and writing practices of African-American writers and leaders—can build resiliency and other critical resources that African-American male adolescents must have in order to succeed in school and in life."
"The framework developed and presented here illustrates three dimensions of White institutional space—institutional, labor, and identity— that are intended to support mathematics educators in two ways: (a) systematically documenting how whiteness subjugates historically marginalized students of color and their agency in resisting this oppression, and (b) making visible the ways in which whiteness impacts White students to reproduce racial privilege."
The June Jordan School for Equity (JJSE) Pedagogy Project is a school for social justice serving a largely working-class, Latino and African-American student population. This exemplar school in SF Unified has developed a pedagogy rooted in equity and social justice. ... Read more about June Jordon School for Equity
DCIS at Fairmont is a diverse multicultural magnet that seems to go out of its way to engage families and the community via involvement in school decisions, regular parent meetings and interaction, as well as an interactive school app (all of which are done in multiple languages) -- See link for more description of tactics.