Submitted On: Thursday, February 9, 2017
Analyst: Hyland, Ezra
http://www.tolerance.org/webinars for February, 2017
Equity Matters: Confronting Implicit Bias
Tuesday, February 21, 2017, 3:30 p.m. CST
Implicit biases are the subconscious biases we all have that influence how we respond to others. To create equitable classrooms, educators must acknowledge their own biases and take steps to confront them. Let’s take the first steps—together!
Equity Matters: Understanding Equity Literacy
Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 3:30 p.m. CST
Throw out deficit-based approaches to interacting with students and families experiencing poverty. Instead, use the four principles of equity literacy to define what equity should look like at school. Participants will draft a school action plan to create equitable policies and practices for all students and families.
If you missed their live webinars in January, you can still watch them at your leisure. All three are now available on demand!
Equity Matters: Developing Empathy (47 minutes)
Equity Matters: Engaging Families Through Home Visits (52 minutes)
Let's Talk! Teaching Black Lives Matter (56 minutes)