It is important that we have conversations about race, that we educate students, and that we acknowledge and try to reduce privlege and cultural bias in our classrooms.
Here are a list of resources to help teach white students about racism, originally compiled by NCTE. Continue reading
In a powerful panel hosted by The Heinemann Fellows, authors Sara Ahmed, Sonja Cherry-Paul andCornelius Minor share their perspectives on racism and how to approach the topic in classrooms.
Here are some of the quotes that resonated with me, personally. To view the transcript in its entirety, click here. Continue reading
As a part of my two-week Multicultural Practicum, a class focused on diversity in education, we watched A Class Divided, an episode of Frontline based on the Iowa schoolteacher Jane Elliott and her third grade classroom. Continue reading