TL;DR: Create opportunities to “level the playing field” for your students. Address classism; it benefits everyone by us doing so. Educators hold the key to making a difference when it comes to addressing classism. Deep Diving Into Understanding Classism: Equity & Inclusion Out of all the blogs I have ever yet written, this topic holds the closest spot to my … Read More
That Perfect Cup of Tea: Feminism for Today’s Generation!
TL;DR: Things to consider when teaching about feminism is an important reflection point. Lesson ideas to inspire inquiry questions. Consider the importance of male support in the feminist movement. Equity and Inclusion Reflection Questions: Why has the world continued to function without gender equality? What discussion points would you be comfortable bringing up in your classroom to consider making a … Read More
TL;DR: Implicit bias is when people hold ideas about groups of people without consciously realizing it. Directly teach students about bias so that they can identify it and stop it when they see it. “Equity and Inclusion Just Got Better” Blog Reflection Questions: Why is it important to consider implicit bias? How do you plan on addressing implicit bias when … Read More
Teaching VALUES in Our Classrooms!
TL;DR: All languages have value! We can collaborate with others across the world. Value humanity and spread kindness. “Equity and Inclusion Just Got Better” Blog Reflection Questions: Why is it important to consider teaching about a global perspective when teaching values? How can you adapt my media lesson plan and make it your own? What courageous conversations are you going … Read More
3 Steps to Dive Deeper Into the Cultural Iceberg
TL;DR: Explore your cultural iceberg. What are the visible and less visible bits of your culture? What does culture mean to you and how can you address it in the classroom? Take a global perspective when teaching about cultures. “Equity and Inclusion Just Got Better” Blog Reflection Questions: What does culture mean? How is culture embedded into the curriculum we … Read More