Maslow before Bloom: Using Culturally Responsive Pedagogy to Increase Student Motivation and Engagement
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This session will describe culturally responsive pedagogy in the context of relationship building, and how to use these relationships to increase student engagement and motivation. During this interactive session, attendees will learn some best practices to implement within the classroom that could be applied in both in- person or in a remote classroom session that will strengthen students' motivation and eagerness to learn. Using research by Cornelius Minor and Zarretta Hammond participants will take away a plethora of resources and activities to implement immediately into the classroom setting.
-develop an understanding of the “cultural iceberg” and its significance in relationship building
-explore gamification to engage learners and take away some “games” to implement in the classroom
-learn how to build a digital library that encompasses all student population
-explore and participate in activities and lessons that build relationships. All resources provided are at no additional cost.