Gholdy Muhammad covers five pursuits of culturally and historically responsive teaching: identity, skills, intellectualism, criticality, and joy.
What is criticality cultivating genius?
Criticality is the capacity and ability to read, write, think, and speak in ways to understand power and equity in order to understand and promote anti-oppression.
What does it mean to cultivate genius in our students?
Cultivating a genius isn’t just about introducing someone to a set of facts or skills and believing in them. Muhammad distilled what matters into the five tenets of the Historically Responsive Literacy framework: identity, skills, intellectualism, criticality and joy.
What are the 4 types of genius?
- DYNAMO GENIUS: Like Dynamo Geniuses Steve Jobs, Albert Einstein, Richard Branson and Lady Gaga, you’ve got your head in the clouds.
- BLAZE GENIUS: Like Blaze Geniuses Oprah Winfrey, Donald Trump and Marilyn Monroe, you’re a people person.
- TEMPO GENIUS: Like Tempo Geniuses Nelson Mandela,