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Creating an Asset-Based Student Experience
What is an Asset vs. Deficit Based Model
The asset-based teaching toolkit
Caring for Students Playbook
"In this playbook you will find detailed recommendations broken out into six sections. Each of these Six Recommendations for Caring for Students provides practical recommendations, concrete strategies, and resources to support instructors in operationalizing equity-focused, inclusive teaching strategies that put student care into practice by acknowledging student challenges while identifying student assets."
Centering Equity-Mindedness is Syllabus Construction
"An equity-minded syllabus is developed with an intentional focus on, and a commitment to, being equitable not only in its design but also in its efforts to foster equitable learning outcomes."
Constructing a Learner-Centered Syllabus: One Professor’s Journey
"Specific elements of a learner-centered syllabus and provide examples of how to include these elements in your syllabus."
4 Alternative Syllabus Formats that Promote Equity
"An alternative syllabus is designed to be a welcoming guide rather than a contract. It focuses more on how to learn and to succeed than on expectations and penalties, while using effective design to still communicate formal policies. It is developed by first considering the student’s interests and needs."
Three Practices that Compliment an Asset-Based Approach to Teaching and Learning in Math Classrooms
"Students enter a math classroom filled with their own ideas, lived experiences, and knowledge from previous math classes and math from everyday life. Educators who believe that every student has meaningful ideas to contribute are taking an asset-based approach to mathematics teaching and learning."
A Resource for Using Asset-Based Language with Young People
"To build inclusive spaces in which young
people can thrive and bring their talent to bear at work, in school, and in their communities, we must be mindful and intentional of how we as adults engage with young people on a day-to-day basis, beginning with language."