Cornelius Minor, a Brooklyn-based educator and staff developer with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project, he talks about key themes around anti-bias and anti-racist professional development in his book called “We Got This: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be.”
Portland State University has curated a resource page dedicated to creating culturally responsive curriculum.
Join Black Lives Matter at School’s annual week of action during the first week of February each year.
This Let’s Talk guide offers classroom-ready strategies you can use to plan discussions and to facilitate conversations about topics such as white privilege, police violence, economic inequality with your students
This NEA and Learning for Justice webinar provides guidance on how to have meaningful conversations with students about race, racism and other important topics.
Yale’s Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning provides actionable ideas for helping students to learn by connecting new knowledge with prior knowledge and concepts in order to construct new meanings.
An Edutopia video on Building a Belonging Classroom. “In order to learn, students need to feel safe, cared for, and emotionally connected to their teachers and each other. #HowLearningHappens”
Leaders’ support of student-centered learning experiences that foster belonging and ignite student agency, identity and voice will build towards inclusive and affirming environments. Districts can utilize the School Climate Survey to collect and act on reliable, nationally-validated school climate data in real-time.
To improve school and district climates, the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments’ School Climate Improvement Resource Package includes resources to meet a range of needs among those who are interested in improving school climate. Districts may also choose to implement the School Climate Survey.
Providing continual professional development and support for teachers to ensure their pedagogy is anti-bias and anti-racist. Explore five things educators can do to address bias in schools as identified by the National Education Association.