18 Feb In Chapter 12, Wardle (2013) summarizes the import
In Chapter 12, Wardle (2013) summarizes the important characteristics of a culturally relevantteacher. After reviewing this material, for this assignment you will apply your knowledge of culturallyrelevant pedagogy as you propose solutions to problems facing a teacher with a very diverse studentpopulation. This exercise provides excellent practice over the application of culturally relevantprinciples in the design of effective instructional solutions. You will need to design such instructionalsolutions within the Final Project, so it is very important to practice such skills here. Specifically, forthis assignment, you will view a brief video taken with a cell phone by a student in a high school socialstudies class. The video (Bliss, 2013) documents a meltdown Bliss experienced during his WorldHistory course at Duncanville High School in Duncanville, Texas. A transcript of the audio is providedin the Instructor Guidance for this week along with other detailed assistance for completing thisassignment.After reviewing the Instructor Guidance for this task, create your assignment to meet the content andwritten communication expectations below.Content ExpectationsVideo Analysis Questions (2 points): Answer the four categories of questions below based on yourinferences and ideas about how things could have been improved in the events captured in thecellphone video.Description: What is the problem (from Jeff Bliss’s perspective as well as from Ms. Phung’sperspective)?Diagnosis: How did it get like this? What probably caused it? Who set it up like this? Who benefits?Who loses? What position do you take on this issue?Solution: How could a more equitable, culturally relevant approach to the class improve the situation?How might Ms. Phung respond differently to Jeff’s concerns? On a broader scale, recommendspecific ways you believe Ms. Phung could provide more equitable learning opportunities for alllearners. How might creativity be used more effectively in this social studies class? How should Ms.Phung go about implementing such an approach? What would she need to get started?Evaluation: How would you evaluate the success or failure of each proposed solution? One year fromnow, what would you want to see changed?Equity Strategies (2 points): Describe existing equity strategies in the area of instruction, classroomenvironment, student grouping, and student leadership/recognition that are implemented in theclassroom and additional ways in which the teacher can help meet all student needs.Cultural Relevance Strategies (2 points): Describe evidence of any culturally relevant pedagogy inaction in the cellphone video and additional strategies that might help improve the overall efficacy ofthe learning experience. Such strategies might include at least one of the following nine areas:Maximizing academic success through relevant instructional experiencesAddressing cultural competence through reinforcing students’ cultural integrityInvolving students in the construction of knowledgeBuilding on students’ interests and linguistic resourcesTapping home and community resourcesUnderstanding students’ cultural knowledgeUsing interactive and constructivist teaching strategiesExamining the curriculum from multiple perspectivesPromoting critical consciousness through opportunities to challenge predominant elements of thestudents’ social normsWritten Communication ExpectationsPage Requirement (.5 points): Submit three to five pages, not including the title and reference pages.APA Formatting (.5 points): Format your paper according to APA style as outlined in the AshfordWriting Center.Syntax and Mechanics (.5 points): Display meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax andmechanics, such as spelling and grammar.Source Requirement (.5 points): Reference the cellphone video and Wardle (2013) textbook. Allsources on the references page need to be used and cited correctly within the body of theassignment.