Bias. We all have it in some form—it’s an inevitable part of our upbringing and life experience. The task is to identify our biases and challenge them. Only then can we change the way it affects life in our classrooms and the life of our students.
Issues of race and racism confront educators and students every day. As educators, how can we communicate to our students has affected our world—our past, our lives today, and the road ahead? This module offers tips on how you can deliver an anti-racist curriculum in your work and further your own anti-racist education.
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“Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? And Other Conversations About Race”
“Promoting Racial Literacy in Schools: Differences That Make a Difference”
“Everyday Antiracism: Getting Real About Race in School”
“Equity” is a hot word in education circles these days—but what does it really mean and how do we promote it in our work? Here, you’ll be asked to think more deeply about the lives your students lead, the equity obstacles they face, and what you can do to help them gain an equal footing with their peers.
According to the Economic Policy Institute, teachers in Virginia earn 32.7% less in weekly wages than other (non-teacher) college-educated workers. Virginia’s teacher wage penalty is the worst in the nation.Take Action Now