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How to Close the Achievement Gap? | Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity

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How to Close the Achievement Gap? | Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity
I know. Daunting, discouraging, deflating. Now, how do you feel? Luckily, as educators, we have the opportunity to disrupt oppressive systems through education. Educating our students equitably requires being intentional about understanding one’s own culture in relation to the cultures of the students with whom we interact.

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Is Equity More Important than Equality?

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Is Equity More Important than Equality?
The difference between equality and equity is that the former treats students as if their learning needs are the same. The latter treats students...

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Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity: Why is empathy important for teachers?

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Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity: Why is empathy important for teachers?
Cultural responsiveness is not the goal; empathic responsiveness is the goal. Empathy demands the flexibility needed to respond to all cultures, at any time (p. 11).

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Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom | Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity

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Social Emotional Learning in the Classroom | Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity
Developing our students to lead in the 21st Century requires that educators contextualize social emotional learning within the context of societal inequities.

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Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity: What is Social Justice Education?

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Bite-Sized PD for Educational Equity: What is Social Justice Education?

Social Justice Education (SJE) makes community injustices explicit and relevant to the identities represented throughout the school community. This educational approach develops critical thinking schools and encourages social change (p. 2).

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