Research has shown students identified as representative of minority populations (race, class, gender, etc.) face difficulty in the classroom due to educators being ill-prepared for such cultural differences. More often teachers are struggling to connect with their students beyond superficial levels. This course helps educators serve as supporters of their students.
- 12 Sessions.
- Targeting one's own assumptions and biases.
- Preparing for difficult conversations.
- Being open, honest, and empathetic.
- Changing the classroom to empower the student.