6/17/19

LE 86: How to Decolonize Your Classroom: Five essentials every teacher must know with Dr. Michael Domínguez

Learn more about my Teaching Through a Culturally Diverse Lens Course

About Michael Domínguez, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael Domínguez is an Assistant Professor of Youth and Educational Studies in the Chicana/o Studies Department at San Diego State University. Previously a middle school teacher in North Las Vegas, NV, Dr. Domínguez’ research focuses on liberatory teacher education, the schooling experiences and literacies of Latinx/Chicanx youth, and the intersections of critical pedagogy, decolonial theory, and learning science. His current projects include program design to cultivate decolonizing dispositions and pedagogies among pre-service and practicing educators and developing collaborative school-community partnerships to support culturally sustaining growth and socio-political development for Latinx and historically marginalized youth, their families, and their teachers. 

Show Highlights

  • Decolonial Teacher Education
  • Essential 1: Find literature written by a decolonial scholar
  • Essential 2: Spending time with students outside of school settings
  • Essential 3: Build curriculum around authentic transdisciplinary problems
  • Essential 4: Check your language practices
  • Essential 5: Know and love your students for who they are

Connect with Michael

michael.domínguez@sdsu.edu

Additional Resources

Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World

A Search Past Silence: The Literacy of Young Black Men

Sueños Americanos: Barrio Youth Negotiating Social and Cultural Identities

Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza

Coloniality of the US/Mexico Border: Power, Violence, and the Decolonial Imperative 

Connect with me on Twitter @sheldoneakins

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