Practicing Culturally Responsive Education with Micronesian Students and Families
Culturally responsive practices are “behavioral and policy actions that acknowledge stakeholders’ cultures and utilize that knowledge to create an optimal learning environment where personal beliefs and assumptions are regularly examined, cultural identities are nurtured, institutional policies and procedures are interrogated for bias, [and} cultural competency is developed.” —Mayfield & Garrison-Wade, 2015
Downloadable Curriculum and Worksheets
What are the Freely Associated States of the Pacific?
Why do student names matter?
What is school like?
Why do students’ languages matter?
Where I’m From—Teaching Example
Where I’m From—Worksheet
Breadfruit Name in the Pacific Islands
Tips for Supporting Pacific Islander Students in Higher Education