Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching (K-12)


Dr. Hollie’s book, Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (2nd Edition), gives teachers a framework to validate, affirm, build and bridge students’ own cultures into American classrooms. Dr. Hollie covers best practices for teaching academic literacy, academic vocabulary, and for building academic language. He explores how to create a diverse learning environment where all students will thrive.

While there is much literature on cultural and linguistic responsive teaching there is not as much regarding the implementation of CLRT for classroom teachers. Dr. Hollie’s book is just that—a framework that encompasses the research and applies culturally and linguistically responsive teaching strategies in the classroom.

Educators taking this course, through reading and research, will develop CLRT strategies to use in their classrooms. Educators will also investigate special topics and integrate new learning into their teaching environment.

This course is equivalent to 3 semester hours or 4.5 quarter hours. It is a graduate level course and intended for K-12 educators who have completed a bachelor’s degree. It is recommended that you receive board or district approval before registering with TPAI.

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*You are responsible for purchasing your own course book.