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Center for Excellence in Urban Teaching

URED 7725

Linking Communities to Classroom:
Contextualizing Student Learning (2 credits)

Learning can be meaningful, engaging, and permanent when made contextual. Develop a knowledge base regarding historical, socioeconomic, and political factors impacting urban schools. Build upon the rich and diverse out-of-school experiences of urban learners through readings, lesson plan development, reflection and interaction with families and communities.