Culturally Responsive Teaching

Endorsed by the OAH Committee on Teaching

Friday, April 3, 2020, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Type: Roundtable Discussion

Tags: Professional Development; Teaching and Pedagogy; Theory and Methodology


The importance of culturally responsive teaching has been recognized in the K–12 system for years. At a time of changing student demographics, economic crises and deepening interracial tensions, the importance of grappling with the ways Eurocentric, classist, and heterosexist ideologies shape our teaching is increasingly understood in institutions of higher education as well. Participants at this roundtable will discuss pedagogical techniques to educate, nourish, and empower racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse, first generation, gender non-binary, LGBTQA, and other minoritized students.”

Session Participants

Chair: Babette Faehmel, Schenectady County Community College, State University of New York

Panelist: Julie de Chantal, Georgia Southern University

Panelist: Jessica Delgado, Princeton University

Panelist: Crystal Fleming, Stony Brook University, State University of New York

Panelist: Michael Keith Honey, University of Washington Tacoma

Panelist: Daniel Winunwe Rivers, Ohio State University

Panelist: Christina Villarreal, Director of Teacher Education Program, Harvard Graduate School of Education