For so long, teaching in urban and culturally diverse schools has been a daily struggle for many educators. There is a lot of fear, stress and anxiety that comes along with teaching in general, but it can seem to be even more difficult in these types of schools. Different personalities, different backgrounds and different learning abilities can raise a lot of questions about how to meet the needs of such a variety of people.
Drawing on research-based pedagogy and culturally responsive instructional methods, MC Means Move the Class: How to Spark Engagement and Motivation in Urban and Culturally Diverse Classrooms is an entertaining combination of educational theory along with the best teaching strategies and methods to help you be great in the classroom. This book tackles issues and common mistakes made facing many in Title I, urban and/or culturally diverse schools by offering inspirational stories and easy-to-digest ways to not just survive but thrive in some of the most challenging conditions.
This book will help you to:
In short, this book is here to help you absolutely flourish as an educator. This book is here to help you Move the Class.
How to get your culturally diverse students from where they are to where they need to be.
Establish strong relationships with your students, regardless of the challenges they face.
Discover self-care and self-awareness strategies to help lower stress and increase enjoyment.
Exercise the highest levels of your personal creativity in your urban or culturally diverse classroom.