This strategy recognizes that today’s learners come from a variety of backgrounds and cultures and that learning and teaching conditions that recognize, accept, and integrate culture as a part of learning lead to better results for students. Culture might be reflected in the content employed to support skill development or incorporated in learner-generated projects and activities that allow learners to express themselves through their identities. Further, learners are encouraged to integrate their cultural traditions, background knowledge, and life experiences to support and generate new learning.
Research Article: But That's Just Good Teaching! The Case for Culturally Relevant Pedagogy
Blog post: Culturally Responsive Crossroads
Research Review: Strategies for Working with Diverse Learners: A Research Review