At the June 15 TAGT Leadership+ Equity Conference, Brandi Marroquin, Javetta Jones Roberson, and Erinn Wilcots joined me in a panel discussion about how to create culturally responsive classrooms and anti-racists classrooms. The biggest takeaway for educators wanting to start their journey to develop a culturally responsive classroom is that it is a journey–not a checklist!
This giftED20 student panel provided a view into the world of gifted minority students. In the session, a group of young minorities addressed academia and perceptions of their own, their peers, and their teachers. Gain insight into how the students have developed coping skills.
A recent article in the Hechinger Report reported on a study by Christopher Redding and Jason Grissom, soon to be published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. In this study, the authors used data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study – Kindergarten (ECLS-K; 2010 – 2011 cohort) to see if students who were reported as receiving gifted services performed better than they had prior to receiving services.
This resource provides 6 steps for educators who are interested in becoming intentionally anti-racist in their classroom. It walks teachers through reflecting and growing, classroom management, lesson ideas, and resources for secondary students. These tips are based off of the on-going trial-and-error journey of Sarah Wiseman, M.Ed.
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