10+ equitable teaching practices to try
by Teacher2Teacher Team | 10.18.16
If you’re like many teachers, you may be wondering how to ensure you’re practicing equitable teaching in your own classroom. Who better to help you improve your practice than your fellow teachers?! We asked the Teacher2Teacher community to share your best equitable teaching practices. Read on for five teachers’ responses and share your own tips in the comments section below.
1. “I’m using the Hot Seat Teacher Tool that connects to @CanvasLMS.”—@mrcoker
2. “6th grade tryouts/auditions for class musicals/plays decided by majority class vote (double cast).”—@burgan_d
3. “Use choice menus to differentiate for learning and learners! Incorporate Genius Hour into your lessons. Let students craft their learning, and the learning of their peers!—@DaWriterChik
4. “[We] have to start flipping our classrooms; teaching learners [to] read primary texts; discussing text-based 5Ws & H [to] guide learners.”—@PleaseEleise
5. “Great equity resources are always @Tolerance_org @EduColorMVMT @teachingchange.”—@helloTWP
For more information on incorporating equitable teaching practices into your classroom, visit these resources:
1. 3 Practices to Promote Equity in the Classroom
2. Five Resources to Make Your Class More Equitable
3. 3 Tips to Make Any Lesson More Culturally Responsive (and it’s not what you think!)
4. Culturally Relevant Curriculum
5. 10 Tips For Meeting The Needs Of Diverse Learners
Share your own equitable teaching practices—and favorite resources!—in a comment below.