I. Video Resources

This section is able to enhance and promote a better conceptual idea for new incoming teachers to understand the purpose and function of Culturally Responsive Teaching.
  • How do teachers think about culturally responsive teaching?

After viewing this video, new teachers will be able to listen and learn different perspectives from other teachers about culturally responsive teaching. They will learn the importance of these unique and helpful teaching skills to a diverse backgrounds class. In addition, suggestions and recommendations are mentioned by all the teachers in this video.

  • What is culturally responsive teaching? How to integrate the skills into the teaching curriculum?

Dr. Kavatus Newell, University of Mary Washington College of Graduate and Professional Studies, conducted a brief introduction of Culturally Responsive Teaching.

  • What diversity, race, and ethnicity means from kids' perspective? What is your self-identification?

II. Resources for Cultural Competence

  • Assessment and Instruments

Behavioral Assessment Scale for Intercultural Communication (BASIC):
Olebe, M., & Koester, J. (1989). Exploring the cross-cultural equivalence of the Behavioral Assessment Scale for Intercultural Communication. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 13(3), 333-347. Eight scales; validated with 263 university students.

Counseling Inventory: A self-report measure of multicultural competencies:
Journal of Counseling Psychology, 41(2), 137-148. Developed for the counseling milieu. Emphasizes behaviors. Four factors. Large sample.

Cross-Cultural Adaptability Inventory (CCAI)
Drs. Colleen Kelley & Judith E. Meyers.

Test of Intercultural Sensitivity (TICS)
David E. Weldon, D. E. Carlston, A. K. Rissman, L. Slobodin, Harry C. Triandis (1975)**

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  • Diversity Classroom Activities