Every Learner Everywhere
Online Learning Consortium

Centering Identity as a Cognitive Tool

Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Strategies in an Equitable Digital Learning Environment

A brief exploration on how faculty can position cultural knowledge and centering identity as a cognitive tool.

Watch “Centering Identity as a Cognitive Tool: Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Strategies in an Equitable Digital Learning Environment,” a virtual educator professional development session led by Susan Adams and Dr. Ruanda Garth-McCullough during the 2020 OLC Ideate: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Digital Learning Environments.

Over the course of five days (December 7-11, 2020), the Online Learning Consortium (in partnership with Every Learner Everywhere) held a series of open salons (a casual and inclusive space with discussions organized and facilitated by a salon leader) that offered educators of all levels the opportunity to listen to emerging ideas and effective practices from their peers.  These casual discussions are designed to specifically encourage reflection, co-creation, and synthesis, with connections to future OLC events for further collaboration.

Recommended citation:

Adams, S. and Garth-McCullough, R. (2020, December 12) Centering Identity as a Cognitive Tool: Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Strategies [Video] 2020 OLC Ideate: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Digital Learning Environments. Every Learner Everywhere. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mh8x2NGVS74&list=PLc9-1gBe1Xr_Gt9KgvV9sq77W3d9EKI6C&index=8

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