Including common dialect variants in whole-class lessons is one means to avoid shame associated with AAE and a powerful technique to further the classroom language development.
Turning the Tide
The Windward Institute seeks to disrupt the educational status quo and be advocates for quality education for all children. In this column, ideas about how to address discrepancies in the educational system will be explored.
The full scope of the developmental and academic effects for the multitude of students the pandemic has touched is rooted in historical educational inequality.