How to make English classes more culturally inclusive

06/12/2013 | Edutopia.org

Cultural responsiveness is more than introducing novels and texts written by nonwhite male authors, Washington state English teacher Robert Wood writes in this blog post. Wood writes that in a problem-based learning lesson on racism, in which high-school students studied U.S. Supreme Court decisions and texts about affirmative-action programs, he modeled a collaborative debating style called Interest-Based Negotiation to help students argue the issues without trying to "win" the debate. "In short, it centers around people of different positions working together instead of against each other," he writes.

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