Culturally Responsive Teaching RESOURCES

We’re all about FREE RESOURCES, right… Here are a bunch of things I’ve curated that were helpful to me!


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Slide Deck from Presentations

Culturally Responsive Music Teaching – Slide Deck
Making Equity Actionable – Slide Deck
Hip Hop Pedagogy – Slide Deck


Beats, Rhymes, and classroom life: Hip hop pedagogy and the politics of identity. Marc Lamont Hill, Gloria Ladson-Billings (Forward)
Dream-Keepers: Successful Teachers of African American Children. Gloria Ladson Billings.
Critical Race Theory in Education. Gloria Ladson Billings
Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and learning for justice in a changing world – D. Paris & S. Alim
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy: Asking a different question. Gloria Ladson Billings.
Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain: Promoting Authentic Engagement and Rigor – Z. Hammond and Y Jackson
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Music Education: From Understanding to Application – C. McKoy and V. Lind
Equity By Design: delivering the power and promise of UDL – M. Chardin & K Novak
For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood And the Rest of Yall Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education – Christopher Emdin
Hip Hop Genius: Remixing High School Education – Sam Seidel
Ratchedemic: Reimagining Academic Success – Christopher Emdin
Remixing the Classroom: Toward an open philosophy of music education – RE Allsup
Stem, Steam, Make, Dream: Reimagining the Culture of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Christopher Emdin.
Urban Music Education – Kate Fitzpatrick-Harnish
Urban Science Education for the Hip -Hop generation – Chris Emdin
We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist teaching and the pursuit of educational freedom – Bettina L. Love
Representation Matters! Procter & Gamble | These Hands – YouTube
Microaggressions in the Classroom 18:03
Intersectionality 101 3:03
Implicit Bias: Peanut Butter, Jelly and Racism – 2:27
Why does PRIVILEGE make people so angry? 4:51
Student Surveys: Using Student Voice to improve teaching and Learning 4:18
Gloria Ladson-Billings:” I take the long view.” 2:11 (our generation has a task)
Zaretta Hammond “Culturally Responsive Teaching” at the San Francisco Public Library – YouTube 22:49
Music as a Language: Victor Wooten at TEDxGabriolaIsland – YouTube 18:30

Web Resources

Songs with a Questionable Past (
Guide | Abolitionist Teaching Network
Resources for Co-Conspirators – Anti-Racism Resource Guide – LibGuides at Tufts University
Decolonizing The Music Room – Home


Stereotype Threat Widens Achievement Gap
Framework for Culturally Responsive Teaching
Teaching in Solidarity – Teaching Tolerance
Guest Essay: The Conversation I’m Not Tired of Having – Seattle Times – Nate Gibbs-Bowling


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