Focus: Who am I? And does that matter for teaching? Day 1 Slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.6MB Jul19 16)

8:30-8:45: Introductions -- Who we are, what we'll be doing.

8:45-9:00: Introduction to Cultural Autobiographies -- Where am "I" coming from?

9:00-10:00: Activity 1: Identification of culturally derived value, origins, assumptions, and current reinforcers.

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15-11:00: Activity 2: Evaluation of how these values influence your behavior and expectations in the classroom.

11:00-11:15: Discussion: How do you identify yourself outside your normal environmental conditions?

11:15-11:25: Activity 3: LC/MC Worksheet. Please turn in this worksheet with your name on it (all responses will be held confidentially). LC/MC Worksheet link (Acrobat (PDF) 24kB Jul12 15)

11:25-11:30: Road Check (Closed)

Background Information for Day 1:

Readings (Homework) for Day 2:


Focus: Who are my students? Where are they coming from? Day 2 slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 1.2MB Jul19 16)

8:30-8:45: Recap - Regroup. Where have we come?

8:45-9:30: Activity 4: Group work brainstorming session: Classroom behaviors that are beneficial and those that are not beneficial for students. Record these on the workpage.

9:30-10:00: Context Framework theory - History and concepts. Context Diversity Slides (Acrobat (PDF) 705kB Jun27 16)

Resources on the Context model:

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15-11:00: Activity 5: Breakout groups -- evaluate behavior list based on context theory. How might context play a role in forming these behaviors? Record results on your workpage and be prepared to discuss with the full group.

11:00-11:25: Full group discussion and identification of where some of these behaviors may come from in a cultural context.

11:25-11:30: Road Check (Closed)

Reading Homework for Day 3: NM Accelerate Math Program article (Acrobat (PDF) 521kB Jul12 15)


Focus: My classroom mode: How can I enhance full participation from a diverse group of students? Day 3 slides (PowerPoint 2007 (.pptx) 2.6MB Jul19 16)

8:30-8:45: Presentation: Multicontextual teaching example: NM Accelerate Math Program

8:45-10:00: Activity 6: Analysis of a classroom activity -- Systems Thinking exercise.

10:00-10:15: Break

10:15-10:45 Activity 6: Continued work on revision of the Systems Thinking activity

10:45-11:15: DISCUSSION: Where do we go from here -- Context Diversity Practice. Building a Community of Contextual Diversity Practitioners. Record on workpage.

11:15-11:20: Endings -- last thoughts.

11:20-11:30: Evaluation of workshop

11:30 Adjourn

Additional resources: