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Posted on February 23, 2018 9:38 pm
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Addressing the Tough Stuff
How does a new teacher go about talking to her students about relevant cultural issues without stirring the pot too much?
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Posted February 25, 2018 11:13 pm

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There are a few ways you can integrate culturally relevant issues in the classroom. Diverse literacy is a great way of doing this.
I suggest seeking historical cultural texts-- what was it like for people in this situation in history? Does this make you think of anything in recent events? What would you do in this situation?
I also suggest integrating culturally relevant texts by authors from different countries with different cultures, this is especially significant for English Language Learners. Great multicultural texts include "Esperanza Rising" are culturally relevant but are great reads for all students.
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