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Saturday, September 12 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Culturally Responsive Pedagogy: Promising Practices for African American Male Students

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This session will take us on a journey into culturally responsive pedagogical (CRP) practices and the impact on African American male students. We will investigate the importance of implementing culturally responsive pedagogical practices for African American male students, especially in the elementary school setting. We will identify the CRP practices that have the power to increase student learning outcomes for African American male students. We will look at the highs and lows, ups and downs, and failures and successes. We will develop a clear understanding of CRP and begin to create an action plan to use in the classroom/school setting. It is my firm belief that implementing CRP practices provides educators with an avenue to remedy a social justice issue that has plagued our nation for years. This session will be beneficial for all those invested in closing the achievement gap and increasing student learning outcomes through the use of CRP practices.

Presenters
avatar for Dr. Dennisha Murff

Dr. Dennisha Murff

Founder and Elementary Principal, Murff Consulting Group
Dr. Dennisha Murff is an administrator, author, adjunct professor, consultant, and relentless advocate for equitable education. Throughout her career, she has worked to incorporate equity, inclusion, and cultural responsiveness in her work. Dr. Murff is the founder of Murff Consulting... Read More →

Moderators
avatar for Kara Taylor

Kara Taylor

Karatayl@iu.edu, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis
Dr. Kara Taylor is a clinical assistant professor researching Culturally Sustaining Writing Instruction and assessments. She currently works with both undergraduate and graduate students at IUPUI. She is a former curriculum designer, middle school teacher, and literacy coach from... Read More →


Saturday September 12, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm EDT
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