This is not intended to be an exhaustive list:
- BIPOC: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color
- Cognitively-Demanding Instruction: “High cognitive demand tasks involve making connections, analyzing information, and drawing conclusions.” (Smith & Stein, 1998).
- Culturally Responsive Teaching: An educator's ability to recognize students' cultural displays of learning and meaning making and respond positively and constructively with teaching moves that use cultural knowledge as a scaffold to connect what the student knows to new concepts and content in order to promote effective information processing.
- Cultural Sensitivity: Understanding the needs and emotions of your own culture and the
culture of others.
- Cultural Humility: is a life long process of self-reflection and self-critique. Cultural humility
does not require mastery of lists of “different” or peculiar beliefs and behaviors supposedly
pertaining to different cultures, rather it encourages to develop a respectful attitude toward
diverse points of view.
- Equity: Freedom from bias or favoritism. the quality of being fair or impartial.
- Fixed Mindset:
- Growth Mindset:
- Implicit bias: Unconscious attribution of particular qualities by an individual to a member of some social group. An "implicit bias" can also be referred to an "unconscious bias".
- Instructional equity: Reducing the predictability of who succeeds and who fails, interrupting reproductive practices that negatively impact students, and cultivating the gifts and talents of every student.
- Latinx: a gender-neutral neologism, sometimes used instead of Latino or Latina to refer to people of Latin American cultural or ethnic identity in the United States.
- Universal Design for Learning (UDL): A framework to improve and optimize teaching and learning for all people based on scientific insights into how humans learn.
Reflections on Practice
- What is one term or definition above that is new for you?
- When you reflect on that new term/definition what thoughts or questions does it stir in you?
- Is there a term/definition that makes pushes you a bit outside of your comfort zone?
- How do these new terms intersect with health education topics?