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  • 7 years ago
Stop Teaching to the Test, Start Teaching to the Culture

Stop Teaching to the Test, Start Teaching to the Culture

Out guests assert that to be more engaging and effective with students we need to connect to the various cultures of the students in our classes. They suggest that teaching to the culture increases interest, comprehension, and student achievement. So what does this mean in practice? Learn more...

David Freeman is a professor of ESL and reading at the University of Texas at Brownsville. Geneva Gay is Professor of Education at the University of Washington-Seattle where she teaches multicultural education. Karen Nemeth, Ed.M., founder of Language Castle LLC, is the author of Many Languages, One Classroom and consulting editor for NAEYC.

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