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Making Meaning in My Classroom

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Introduction
Introduction

Cultural Knowledge for Teaching Welcome to Making Meaning: Fostering Equitable Learning for All in My Elementary Classroom. The overarching purpose of this book is to enable equitable teaching in K-6 classrooms. Specifically, we want to help teacher…

Content Connections
Content Connections

"Students are willing to struggle with unfamiliar language and abstract notions in science, math, and other content areas when they are motivated by interesting activities they and their families value." (Tharp, Estrada, Dalton, & Yamauchi, …

Language Use
Language Use

“I am my language.” — Gloria Anzaldúa, Chicana scholar and poet “In order to learn, students must use what they already know so as to give meaning to what the teacher presents to them. Speech makes it possible …

Equity Discussions
Equity Discussions

Equity means to provide students what they need, according to their social positions in an unjust world (Banks & Banks, 1995). Meaningful classrooms for students from minoritized communities foster regular conversations about issues of fairness,…