Culturally Responsive Teaching and Perceptions in Special Education of Minority Students: A Review of Literature
This issue of NASET’s Classroom Management series was written by Roxana Fleneury. For several years the over representation of students of a diverse race, ethnic, cultural and linguistic background in special education classes has caught the attention of many researchers. Many studies have focused on ways to address the issue within schools and classrooms. Finding a means to provide an equal and fair education as well as provide the necessary services to all students, regardless of their background, is the driving force behind Culturally Responsive Teaching in all classrooms. Studies have shown that the impact has provided a positive change in perceptions by school personnel, parents and the students as well.
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