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Cultural Compentency for Educators: Professional Learning:

These resources will aide you as you navigate through the three modules as part of your cultural competency training. Each resource will have the numbers 1, 2, or 3 as it coincides with the module.

Module 1 Part 1: Cultural Competence Self-assessment

The cultural competence self-awareness survey will be used as a tool to help you measure your knowledge and awareness of cultural competnece and possible address any biases that you may have and not be aware of. The questions were adapted from:
http://rapworkers.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/cultural-competence-selfassessment-checklist-1.pdf

Module 1 Part 2- A Tale of Two Teachers | Melissa Crum | TEDxColumbusWomen

There are many challenges associated with teaching and working with individuals who do not share our same views, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds. Melissa Crum offers an awesome dialogue as she addresses cultural diversity and working with diverse individuals. As you watch this video, jot down your thoughts. Reflect back on the questions you just answered and write down how this video can help influence your responses.

Module 1 Part 3: SchoolDigger.com - the Easy Way to Evaluate K-12 School Performance

Use this resource to research demographics within the school district you work in. Take a look at other districts and take note of the similarities and differences in their demographics as well.

Module 1 Part 3: The Governor's Office of Student Achievement
  1. Select School Performance Card
  2. Select Annual Report Card
  3. Select K-12 Public Schools
  4. Select School Direct and Schools
  5. Select Indicators & Demographics (Disable pop-up blocker)

Use this resource to research demographics within the school district you work in. Take a look at other districts and take note of the similarities and differences in their demographics as well.

Module 2 Part 1: A Conversation With Police on Race - Video - NYTimes.com

In this short documentary, former officers share their thoughts on policing and race in America.

Module 2 Part 1: A Conversation With Black Women on Race - Video - NYTimes.com

In this short documentary, black women talk about the challenges they face in society.

Module 2 Part 1: A Conversation With Latinos on Race - Video - NYTimes.com

In this short documentary, Latinos grapple with defining their ethnic and racial identities.

Module 2 Part 1: A Conversation With Asian-Americans on Race - Video - NYTimes.com

Asian-Americans confront stereotypes about their community.

Module 2 Part 1: A Conversation With My Black Son - Video - NYTimes.com

In this short documentary, parents reveal their struggles with telling their black sons that they may be targets of racial profiling by the police.

Module 2 Part 1: A Conversation About Growing Up Black - Video - NYTimes.com

In this short documentary, young black men explain the particular challenges they face growing up in America.

Module 2 Part 1: A Conversation With White People on Race - Video - NYTimes.com

This short documentary features interviews with white people on the challenges of talking about race.

Module 2 Part 2: The Elements of Culture

Elements of Culture Lesson that lists and defines the different elements of culture.

Module 2 Part 2 : Cultural Diversity

Cultural Diversity to distinguish relativism and ethnocentrism.

Module 3 Part 1: The Importance of Cultural Awareness in Teaching

Deepening cultural awareness and sensitivity can help improve student learning outcomes and foster equity—here's how to do it.

Module 3 Part 1 : How Leaders Can Improve Their Schools’ Cultural Competence | Edutopia

Helping students learn to accept differences is one way to overcome the hate we see in so many facets of our society today.

Presentation Software | Online Presentation Tools | Prezi

Welcome to Prezi, the presentation software that uses motion, zoom, and spatial relationships to bring your ideas to life and make you a great presenter.

Make Social Graphics, Short Videos, and Web Pages To Stand Out—In Minutes | Adobe Spark

Adobe Spark is an online and mobile design app. Easily create stunning social graphics, short videos, and web pages that make you stand out on social and beyond.

Free, open source, cross-platform audio software. Audacity is an easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Developed by a group of volunteers as open source and offered free of charge. Amazing support community.

Modules 1 and 2 require you to watch a series of videos. As you participate in watching videos, live tweet your reactions, thoughts, and comments. Also post questions for other participants to answer. U
Use the hashtag #CC2019 and when you post your tweets tag me @tcreightney90