In an ideal world, you would create a culturally responsive classroom overnight without all of the stress and confusion that accompanies trying to create this on your own. You would be 100% certain that each students’ unique needs are met and that they feel valued.
But record scratch - that’s not happening quite yet.
If anything, you feel more confused about how to even get started. You spend time researching ways to accomplish this, but you end up overwhelmed with all of the conflicting guidance from others in the industry claiming to be experts.
The goal that you have in mind suddenly feels unattainable, but you just know that there has to be a solution and a system that you could incorporate into your classroom or school to make sure the environment is equitable and culturally responsive.
It’s easy to feel like you are all on your own to figure it out. We have been there before, and it was one of the loneliest, most ineffective things we’ve ever done...
So you can create an environment that meets the unique needs of all of your students
No one has time these days to wait for answers and solutions. You are itching to get started, which is why you will receive instant access to the entire course upon enrolling. Sound good? So, get ready to start learning strategies that we have helped many other educators.
In order to be able to create this thoughtful and equitable classroom, you must first understand equity concepts such as implicit bias and stereotype threat. Understanding these concepts allow you to be better equipped to incorporate this change.
Fast forward 5 weeks, and be able to not only get started on your quest of creating a culturally responsive classroom, but have a plan in place to carry out this change and sustain it. You’ve left all of the confusion, frustration and clouded perspective of what this type of classroom looks like in the dust.
This course is built to help any teacher, coach or school leader looking to create an equitable and thoughtful learning environment for all students. We want this course to be accessible to everyone who is pursuing something big like this that will positively impact so many students.
Fret not, friend! This whole course is designed for you to go at your own pace. Why? Because we understand that life is busy and we know that you will get the most out of the course if you take your time and move through trainings at your own pace. You can take up to 6 months to complete the course! Everyone’s journey through Teaching Teachers with Confidence will look different and that’s the best part! This whole course is for and about you!
You will have access the course content for one year.
This is really up to you. We like to say that what you put in is what you get out of it. The recommended amount of time to spend on the course each week is about two and a half hours if you want to finish in six weeks! However, we recommend taking your time completing each model and making sure you understand the curriculum before moving on. Each module is designed to build upon each other and we recommend completing each module in order. The beauty of a self-paced course is that you can pause during busy weeks and take your course with you on the go.
Let me start off by telling you what the Setting the Stage for Equitable & Culturally Responsive Classrooms course isn’t: it isn’t a place where we just throw information at you and leave you to figure out how to apply it in your classroom or school on your own. This course is about giving you an applicable and practical guide full of tips and strategies that you can easily implement. Not only will this course act as a guide, but it is created by educators, for educators. All of the strategies and methods detailed in this course and been perfected through our experience both as educators and training educators. We know what it’s like to go it alone and that is why we designed this course to help support you and walk you through the steps of how to accomplish your goal.