March 2021 Vol. 1- Issue 2

The Cookie Cutter: Cruciform or Culturally Captive

In 2020, a qualitative school-based study coupled with my ongoing consulting efforts affirmed that, on the whole, long-time minority students at Christian schools grow in confidence that their teachers care for them but are increasingly...

What is Culture and Why is it Important?

Culture is an often misunderstood aspect of culturally responsive teaching that requires examination as a prerequisite to adapting culturally responsive pedagogy. Ethnicity is one component of culture, but it is not the totality of culture. Age, gender, and class are also important components of culture.

Diversity in Thought: Classroom Discussion and Cultural Intelligence

Encouraging several angles of analysis in class discussions while remaining true to a biblical worldview takes intentionality. Educators can uphold their school's commitment to cultural intelligence and diversity by skillfully engaging students who hold a distinct perspective. Educators who cultivate...

The Wall, season 1, episode 2

Featuring Africa Jones, listen or view our first podcast episode.

Research Brief: Culturally Responsive Teaching

The Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning (CCRTL) describes culturally responsive pedagogy as an "approach to living life in a way that practices the validation and affirmation of different...

I’m Still Here Resource Review

I’m Still Here by Austin Channing Brown (2018) chronicles her journey of self-discovery as a Black girl in majority-white schools and places of employment. Brown shares the emotional toll she bore in becoming a confident woman of faith while embracing her Blackness. Brown's vulnerability about her trials comes with biting assessments of her experiences in predominately White schools. While Rah...

“Thy Kingdom Come thy Will be Done on Earth as it is in Heaven”

In this prayer, the Lord demonstrates how human wants and needs are condensed into a few succinct petitions that encompass the expanse of every human desire. The prayer is commonly divided into halves and the first...

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