Little voice, big energy: Addressing the Cultural Gap
my story: intended to emphasize my culture and story as an Alaska Native individual to give listeners a more meaningful connection and understanding to check ourselves for assumptions and biases before we get into the importance of culturally-responsive practices. (providing a context)
Story of Growing Up as an Indigenous Student
gLIMPSE INTO MY NATIVE CULTURE:
My Family Life
IMPORTANCE OF CULTURALLY-RESPONSIVE PRACTICES:
Get to Know Our Students
Get to Know Our Colleagues
Understand Common Challenges
Familiarize Ourselves with Historical, Intergenerational, and Persisting Trauma
Incorporate Values and Culture Into the Classroom
Know Where to Find Resources
Once we learn what makes students’ hearts sing, we’re one step closer to student success.
OPPORTUNITY FOR Q&A:
Let this be a safe space for questions and answers.
What They're Saying
I’m happy to answer any questions you may have!