Using Social Justice to Promote Student Voice

SOURCE Preteen students can gain confidence in their ability to navigate complex topics by using intersectionality to investigate social issues.By Lorena GermánAugust 11, 2020 Vladimir Vladimirov / iStock As a Dominican immigrant…

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The Need to Teach the History Behind Current Events Has Rarely Been Clearer. Here’s How Some Teachers Are Getting Ready

SOURCE Some Teachers Are Getting Ready Demonstrators march towards the U.S. Department of Education as part of the Black Students Matter rally, which was organized by Educators for Equity on…

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Future Teachers Mistake Black Students as ‘Angry’ More Than White Students, Study Shows

SOURCE By Madeline Will on July 8, 2020 4:08 PM A new study finds that prospective teachers, most of whom are white, are more likely to identify Black children than white children as angry,…

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Revealing the Unwritten Obstacles Faced by Academics of Color

How Dr. Patricia Matthew is Bringing Exclusionary Practices into the Light By Lakshmi Ramgopal May 9, 2017 Source: https://lithub.com/revealing-the-unwritten-obstacles-faced-by-academics-of-color/ In 1849, Charles L. Reason became the first Black scholar to teach at…

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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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