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Building Educator Cultural Competence

National Center for Cultural Competence at Georgetown University 

  • A comprehensive resource addressing the work of cultural and linguistic competence to disrupt racism.

Cultural Competence Toolkit | Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity, NC State University

  • A toolkit for addressing cultural competence through awareness, attitudes, knowledge and skills.

SEM 100: Cultural Competence & Humility | Syracuse University Libraries

  • A comprehensive resource on cultural competence and cultural humility, including definitions, books, videos and podcasts.

Climate - Take an asset-based approach | Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, Georgetown University

  • Taking an asset-based approach — why it matters and how to do it. Diversity in a learning community means that people bring a variety of strengths and experiences, many of which could be relevant to matters at hand.

Embracing Diversity with Asset-based Pedagogies (Asset-based, Personalized, Recognizing Difference, Perspective Diversity, Method Diversity) | Center for Excellence in Teaching, Learning & Online Education, Georgia State University

  • Specifies elements of an asset-based approach, and a Diversity Readiness Suggestions Checklist, which links to a Comparison Between Asset and Deficit Based Approaches.

Teaching from an Asset-Based Framework | The Institute for Learning and Teaching, Colorado State University

Developing Critical Consciousness: Knowledge Instructors Need to Implement Asset-Based Instruction
Dr. Francesca López, Waterbury Chair in Equity Pedagogy at Pennsylvania State University, College of Education.  Video Presentation  |  Slides

  • Dr. Francesca López discusses why we need and how to cultivate asset-based pedagogy in institutions of higher education.