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Leading Equity

Feb 24, 2020

About Cheryl Wright, Ph.D.

Dr. Cheryl Wright is a lecturer at the University of Kansas, a retired instructional coach, and K-12 educator of over 40 years. Her passions lie in multiculturalism and student-centered pedagogy. She holds a B.S. Degree in Speech/Language Pathology from Ball State University, an M.S. Degree in Special Education and a Ph.D. In Curriculum and Teaching from the University of Kansas. She has published articles through ASCD and supports the use of reflective practice to “grapple” with difficult issues and promote critical thinking. Current projects include collaboration with the Global Oneness Project and the “powerful role” of stories in education.

Show Highlights

  • Civil Rights Movement
  • Marching with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Defining Resilience
  • Enabling Students
  • Motivating Students
  • Fostering Essential Connections
  • Modeling Positive Behavior

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Additional Resources

Turning Reluctance into Resilience

Civil Rights on the North Shore

Three Pillars for Supporting Resilience

15 Culturally Responsive Teaching Strategies

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