What is the role of a modern educator in starting classroom conversations about systemic racism? What tools and resources exist for today’s teachers to begin personal reflection on inherent racial bias or steps that may help facilitate large scale reform? Today’s podcast offers listeners a personal look at the role of a classroom teacher hoping to create spaces for these necessary conversations involving race and police brutality. In this episode, I’ll share some personal experiences and discuss a series of books, documentaries, and ready-to-use online resources that have been helpful in helping me start similar conversations in my own career.
Recorded in bumper-to-bumper traffic to and from my daily work as a high school instructional coach just outside of Washington D.C., Talk to Mee in the Car is where a brainstorm and a good old-fashioned brain dump collide to help educators hone their skills and become leaner, meaner, 21st century teaching machines. Join me for a quick hitting 11(ish) minute episode every Monday for tips, tricks, and strategies to change the game in your classroom TODAY with high-energy, student-centered teaching that actually works.
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