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Making Meaning in My Classroom

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Introduction
Introduction

Cultural Knowledge for Teaching Welcome to Making Meaning: Fostering Equitable Learning for All in My Elementary Classroom. The overarching purpose of this book is to enable equitable teaching in K-6 classrooms. Specifically, we want to help teacher…

Content Connections
Content Connections

"Students are willing to struggle with unfamiliar language and abstract notions in science, math, and other content areas when they are motivated by interesting activities they and their families value." (Tharp, Estrada, Dalton, & Yamauchi, …

Language Use
Language Use

“I am my language.” — Gloria Anzaldúa, Chicana scholar and poet “In order to learn, students must use what they already know so as to give meaning to what the teacher presents to them. Speech makes it possible …

Digital Equity
Digital Equity

Learning Outcomes Recognize barriers to device and internet access for students and their parents; Understand digital equity strategies to improve learning and communication; Identify resources to support technology integration in the classroom …

Supporting Equity in Schools: Using Visual Learning Analytics to Understand Learners’ Classroom Experiences
Supporting Equity in Schools: Using Visual Learning Analytics to Understand Learners’ Classroom Experiences

This chapter discusses the affordances of applying user experience (UX) methods to designing technology for understanding learners’ classroom experiences. The chapter highlights a student survey designed to support teachers in building equitable cl…

Equity Discussions
Equity Discussions

Equity means to provide students what they need, according to their social positions in an unjust world (Banks & Banks, 1995). Meaningful classrooms for students from minoritized communities foster regular conversations about issues of fairness,…

Conceptualising and Designing Self-Mapped Learning Pathways Courses to Encourage Learner Agency and Equity
Conceptualising and Designing Self-Mapped Learning Pathways Courses to Encourage Learner Agency and Equity

One of the more difficult issues related to agency in education is designing for equity for all learners. Learners enter into every course with unique learning goals, pre-existing knowledge, epistemological preferences, sociocultural contexts, and pr…

Justice-Oriented Lurking: How Educators Lurk and Learn in the Marginal Syllabus
Justice-Oriented Lurking: How Educators Lurk and Learn in the Marginal Syllabus

This case study examines interviews describing the experience of social reading and lurking as a form of informal learning. This study details the ways educator lurking occurred in the Marginal Syllabus, a public informal learning community that disc…

Equity Unbound as Critical Intercultural Praxis
Equity Unbound as Critical Intercultural Praxis

This article traces the emergence of Equity Unbound, originally founded as “equity-focused, open, connected, intercultural learning curriculum” (Equity Unbound, n.d.) and designed with a critical curriculum approach. We outline how our de…

Realizing Equity and Inclusion Goals in the Design of MOOCs
Realizing Equity and Inclusion Goals in the Design of MOOCs

Our research explores coherence between diversity, equity, and inclusion goals that faculty articulate in advance of the design process and their enactment within massive open online courses (MOOCs). The purpose of the study is to gain an understandi…