•Understand how and why culture mediates learning
•Dispel cultural biases and appreciate the assets among all student groups
•Address all tiers of the RTI model across grade levels
•Eliminate disproportionality in special education eligibility decisions
•Work collaboratively with African American parents and communities
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•Understand how and why culture mediates learning
•Dispel cultural biases and appreciate the assets among all student groups
•Address all tiers of the RTI model across grade levels
•Eliminate disproportionality in special education eligibility decisions
•Work collaboratively with African American parents and communities
Learn more…

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A Cultural Awareness Manual

What Every Teacher Should Know About Characteristics
Associated with Traditional African-American Culture

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increase your knowledge surrounding African-American culture and culturally relevant teaching;

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increase your knowledge of why many students of color are referred for specialized services at alarming rates;

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boost your ability to integrate instruction and cultural characteristics that have been associated with African-American culture

Learn how to create culturally responsive RTI models and social emotional learning programs to boost engagement among culturally diverse students!

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Culturally Responsive Social Emotional Learning

On October 19, 2017, I trained practitioners in Illinois on the importance of creating culturally relevant SEL supports for culturally diverse learners. The training was a huge success. Here’s why— After the session, practitioners approached me and shared the...

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WHy I was Retained in the First Grade

In this video, Dwayne shares a story of when he was retained in the first grade. During this time, teachers did not provide assessments regularly and rarely progress monitored.

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Diagnosing Reading Disabilities Prior to RTI

In this video, Dwayne D. Williams talks about how school psychologists and educational team members diagnosed learning disabilities prior to using response to intervention (RTI). He talks about how 50% of students who were referred to special education services were...

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