Carl A. Grant Lecture: Cultivating Culturally Responsive Pedagogy

October 6, 2015, 12:00 - 1:00 pm

Educational Sciences Room 259, 1025 West Johnson Street

Chezare A. Warren

Assistant Professor, Department of Teacher Education, Michigan State University

How well are teachers equipped to adopt the sociocultural perspectives of racially and ethnically diverse students?Join visiting scholar Chezare A. Warren to learn about his research on Culturally Responsive Pedagogy and the utility of empathy to improve the quality of cross-racial and cross-cultural student-teacher interactions.Dr. Warren will explore how empathy's application to interactions with youth of color helps teachers revise problematic beliefs about cultural difference, acquire pertinent sociocultural knowledge, and develop skills to improve their teaching effectiveness with students of color.