Online Resources for News and Information on Culturally Responsive Instruction

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In the quest for educational excellence and equity, staying informed about culturally responsive instruction is paramount. Online resources dedicated to this vital aspect of education serve as beacons of knowledge and guidance, helping educators and stakeholders navigate the intricate path of fostering inclusivity and honoring diverse backgrounds in the classroom. These websites, blogs, and forums are treasure troves of insights, research, best practices, and practical tools for those committed to embracing diversity and creating more culturally responsive learning environments.

Global Read Aloud
Global Read Aloud is a teacher-created project with a focus on reading and making global connections by discussing shared books. Three different levels for various age groups.

Teachers and students can collaborate with other teachers and students from over two hundred countries in authentic learning projects. You can join other classrooms in projects that are already in progress or you can design your own project and ask other classrooms to join in. Read more about it HERE.

Teaching Tolerance
A place for educators to find thought-provoking news, conversation and support for those who care about diversity, equal opportunity and respect for differences in schools.

The Equity Alliance
The Equity Alliance is devoted to research and school reform efforts that promote equity, access, participation and outcomes for all students.

The Education Alliance
In 1998, the United States Department of Education  asked The Education Alliance to develop a “…sustainable, customer-driven, distributed repository/database of information on best practices in teaching and learning.  Spotlight topics were developed on Adolescent Literacy in the Content Areas, Art Education, Culturally Responsive Teaching, and Professional Development, among others.  The Knowledge Loom Web site was retired in 2013, but the content has been archived in pdf format and is available for free public use.

International Reading Association
Each year, thousands of children, young adults, teachers, and librarians around the United States select their favorite recently published books for the “Choices” reading lists hosted on this site.’s Online Resources for Culturally Responsive Teachers
Culturally responsive teaching isn’t about heroes and holidays. It’s about connecting the classroom to the “realities of what students know and live,” as Emory University researcher Jacqueline Jordan Irvine puts it. Browse NEA’s online collection of resources.

The Inclusive Classrooms Project
The Teachers College Inclusive Classrooms Project (TCICP) supports research, teaching and services to create educational practices that support all students to grow and thrive in their classroom.

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