“To create an atmosphere that is safe for marginalized students, you elevate them as heroes and leaders in the classroom. You clearly and explicitly name their value and contributions in a way that does not commodify or tokenize their worth,” says 2nd grade teacher Derrick from Black and Bright in 2nd. In this post, he shares his ideas and personal experience with building inclusive classrooms
Read advice from Black educators in the TpT community for teachers to take action against racism and ensure every student has an equitable education.
“The most beautiful moments in my teaching career have happened when diversity in my classroom has been explored, discussed, and most importantly, celebrated,” says elementary school teacher DorothyHoney from Ms Honeys Class Hive. In this post, she shares her ideas for how teachers can do just that.
“A powerful step in building a community that supports students with autism is finding ways to educate others in what they can do to include those individuals,” says middle school teacher Jenn from Teach Love Autism. In this installment of Teacher Voices, she shares her ideas for promoting autism awareness and acceptance in the community.
“When a woman accomplishes something amazing in STEM, I make sure my students hear about it,” says veteran STEM specialist Sarah from Curiosity and the Hungry Mind. Check out more of her ideas for how to nurture girls’ interest in STEM.