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Cultural Identity and Teaching

What is this resource?A 12-page brief, which is Part 2 in a 3-part series is on teacher's identity, discusses the importance of understanding and exploring cultural identity personally and in the classroom.

Why is it valuable?The practical ideas for how to explore cultural identity provided by this brief may be useful for assessing and advancing a school's cultural responsiveness among students, staff, and the community. Suggested resource of My Brother's Keeper Task Force.

Authors: Kim Kennedy White, Shelley Zion, & Elizabeth Kozleski for National Institute for Urban School Improvement

Ideal Audience: Administrators, School Faculty and Staff

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