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    Culturally Responsive Teaching Video Library

    The Culturally Responsive Teaching Video Library features exemplars of culturally responsive teaching by MA educators. The purpose of this video library is to elevate these educators' culturally responsive teaching practices, and support MA educators to continue building their capacity to provide a culturally responsive education to all students in the Commonwealth. To learn more about culturally responsive teaching, please visit the Culturally Responsive Teaching & Leading page.

    These 10–35 minute videos were reviewed and selected by Massachusetts educators in partnership with The Teacher Collaborative and The Teachers' Lounge based on strengths in one or more areas on this rubric . The videos depict a range of content areas, grade levels, and teaching models from the 2020-2021 school year (remote, hybrid, and in-person).

    For support or questions about this video library, contact educatordevelopment@mass.gov.

    Video Library

    English Language Arts

    Exploring Identity Through Literature
    Amelia Afolayan
    Grade 6 | Boston

    Examinations of Stereotype and Bias Surrounding Immigration Using a Book Group Model
    Susy Remillard
    Grade 6 | Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School (Harwich)

    Challenging Common Narratives about Blackness
    Trevor Munhall
    Grade 8 | Lawrence

    Multimedia Presentation: Group Rehearsals and Feedback
    Takeru Nagayoshi
    Grade 9 | New Bedford

    The Vitality of Student Voice, Student Choice, and Student Ideas as Culturally Responsive Teaching: Discussing Strengths, Weaknesses, Gender Roles, and Role Models
    Cristina Hernández-Persia
    Grades 9–12 | Boston

    History/Social Studies

    Using Texts to Stand Up for What's Right
    Elizabeth Krasofski
    Kindergarten | Sharon

    How Do We Get Our Skin Color?
    Karen Woods
    Grade 2 | Sharon

    Civil Rights Movement (1960s): Equity, Race, Agency, and Allies
    Diana Kinney
    Grade 5 | Sharon

    Science

    Chemical Bonding and Its Application in Deicers
    Raksmey Derival
    Grades 11–12 | Innovation Academy Charter School (Tewksbury)

    Social-Emotional Learning

    Xenophobia and Becoming an Ally
    Roshonda Ndebumadu
    CREW
    Grade 3 | Alma Del Mar Charter School (New Bedford)

    Discussing Race and Racism
    Tahirah Gibson
    Identity Block
    Grade 5 | Brooke Charter School (Boston)

    English Language Arts

    YouTube Video: Exploring Identity Through Literature

    Exploring Identity Through Literature
    Amelia Afolayan
    Grade 6 | Boston | Remote

    YouTube Video: Examinations of Stereotype and Bias Surrounding Immigration Using a Book Group Model

    Examinations of Stereotype and Bias Surrounding Immigration Using a Book Group Model
    Susie Remillard
    Grade 6 | Cape Cod Lighthouse Charter School (Harwich) | Remote

    YouTube Video: Challenging Common Narratives about Blackness

    Challenging Common Narratives about Blackness
    Trevor Munhall
    Grade 8 | Lawrence | Remote

    YouTube Video: Multimedia Presentation: Group Rehearsals and Feedback

    Multimedia Presentation: Group Rehearsals and Feedback
    Takeru Nagayoshi
    Grade 9 | New Bedford | In-Person

    YouTube Video: The Vitality of Student Voice, Student Choice, and Student Ideas as Culturally Responsive Teaching: Discussing Strengths, Weaknesses, Gender Roles, and Role Models

    The Vitality of Student Voice, Student Choice, and Student Ideas as Culturally Responsive Teaching: Discussing Strengths, Weaknesses, Gender Roles, and Role Models
    Cristina Hernández-Persia
    Grades 9–12 | Boston | Hybrid

    History/Social Studies

    YouTube Video: Using Texts to Stand Up for What is Right

    Using Texts to Stand Up for What is Right
    Elizabeth Krasofski
    Kindergarten | Sharon | In-Person

    YouTube Video: How Do We Get Our Skin Color?

    How Do We Get Our Skin Color?
    Karen Woods
    Grade 2 | Sharon | Hybrid

    YouTube Video: Civil Rights Movement (1960s): Equity, Race, Agency, and Allies

    Civil Rights Movement (1960s): Equity, Race, Agency, and Allies
    Diana Kinney
    Grade 5 | Sharon | In-Person

    Science

    YouTube Video: Chemical Bonding and Its Application in Deicers

    Chemical Bonding and Its Application in Deicers
    Raksmey Derival
    Grades 11–12 | Innovation Academy Charter School (Tewksbury)

    Social-Emotional Learning

    YouTube Video: Xenophobia and Becoming an Ally

    Xenophobia and Becoming an Ally
    Roshonda Ndebumadu
    CREW
    Grade 3 | Alma Del Mar Charter School (New Bedford)

    YouTube Video: Discussing Race and Racism

    Discussing Race and Racism
    Tahirah Gibson
    Identity Block
    Grade 5 | Brooke Charter School (Boston)

    Last Updated: May 25, 2021

     
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