Resources on culturally responsive teaching

Here are some useful books and websites for a more indepth look at culturally responsive teaching:


US Context

We can’t teach what we don’t know by Gary Howard

“Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity by Beverly Daniel Tatum

White Like Me:  Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son by Tim Wise

A white teacher talks about race by Julie Landsman

International Context

Deep Culture: the hidden challenge of global living by Joseph Shaules (This is a fairly academic book, for a more readable version, see A beginner’s guide to the deep culture experience)

Foreign to Familiar by Sarah A Lanier


ColorinColorado, a bilingual site for families and educators of ELLs, offers excellent, research-based articles on multicultural education.

EdChange has some great handouts on multicultural educations.  One of my favorites is“Shifts of consciousness for multicultural educators”.

The Equity Alliance at ASU has excellent resources for US educators

National Center for Cultural Competence

Center for Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning

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