Asian Americans Are Still Caught in the Trap of the ‘Model Minority’ Stereotype. And It Creates Inequality for All

SOURCE Inequality for All A musician and a girl in Topaz Internment Camp in Utah, July 1945 Apic/Getty ImagesIDEASBY VIET THANH NGUYEN JUNE 25, 2020 6:37 AM EDTViet Thanh Nguyen was born in…

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Employing Equity-Minded & Culturally-Affirming Teaching Practices in Virtual Learning Communities

This a recording of the free CORA webinar of March 26th featuring Dr. Luke Wood and Dr. Frank Harris entitled Employing Equity-Minded & Culturally-Affirming Teaching and Learning Practices in Virtual…

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Show Don’t Tell: Decolonize your classroom, syllabus, rules, and practices

Source: https://liberatedgenius.com/2018/decolonize-your-syllabus/?fbclid=IwAR1kYg4JO8E_ZooKAvkXrBH7yGtWgCDVtMMgVSmxT3qEvF71ipblUTnh2fM Sep 13, 2018 You say you are trying to be socially just? How? Does your classroom, curriculum, rules, and actions match your words? What are you doing to…

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15 Shocking Facts About Asian American History They Never Taught You in School

When I was in high school, my U.S. history teacher spent an entire month — I shit you not — teaching the class about Andrew Jackson’s love life, but he…

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Using Culturally Responsive Lessons to Boost Engagement

SOURCE STUDENT ENGAGEMENT Using Culturally Responsive Lessons to Boost Engagement Identifying students’ likes and interests and connecting them to course content is a good way to get students motivated to learn.By Rann…

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How Native Americans Struggled to Survive on the Trail of Tears

SOURCE In the early 1800s, the sovereign Cherokee nation covered a vast region that included northwest Georgia and adjacent land in Tennessee, North Carolina and Alabama. Under the terms of an 1819 treaty, the United States guaranteed that Cherokee land…

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