Designing Culturally Competent Programming for PK-20 Classrooms
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Designing Culturally Competent Programming for PK-20 Classrooms

Katherine Sprott (Lamar University, USA), Johnny R. O'Connor Jr. (Lamar University, USA) and Clementine Msengi (Lamar University, USA)
Projected Release Date: August, 2020|Copyright: © 2021 |Pages: 300
ISBN13: 9781799836520|ISBN10: 1799836525|EISBN13: 9781799836544|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-3652-0


In order to promote effective learning, individuals must feel fully appreciated within their own unique identities (i.e., ethnicities, language differences, socioeconomic status, gender, religions). Culturally competent educators employ practices that acknowledge and build on cultural diversity and that identify students themselves as resources and honors assets possessed within the context of the school community.

Designing Culturally Competent Programming for PK-20 Classrooms is a comprehensive research publication that explores strategies and best practices for designing culturally competent curricula and serves as a courier for stakeholders fostering inclusive and forward-thinking opportunities in PK-20 classrooms. Highlighting a wide range of topics such as ethics, leadership, and organizational development, this book is ideal for educators, administrators, academicians, curriculum developers, instructional designers, researchers, and students.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Achievement
  • Classroom Design
  • Cultural Competence
  • Curriculum Design
  • Ethics
  • K-12 Education
  • Leadership
  • Organizational Development
  • Special Education
  • Teaching Strategies

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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