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Colorism in the Classroom is a Course

Colorism in the Classroom

Jul 23 - Jul 30, 2020
6.0 credits

$80 Enroll

Full course description

Online Only | This two-session PD activity supports K-12 school staff in creating a positive learning environment by developing healthy and nurturing relationships with their students and staff, and as result, begin to increase self-esteem among students and reduce bullying in their schools. Attendees will learn what colorism is, how to identify it within themselves and among students and staff, and the historical context of how people discriminate against each other based on skin color, hair and facial features. Participants will check their own implicit biases, examine privilege in appearance, analyze video and texts on colorism, and discuss how colorism shows up in the classroom and its impact on students. This two-session PD activity will support teachers and school staff in cultivating a climate of respect and rapport among students and staff. This offering addresses the CPS Framework for Teaching Components: 1b., 2a., 2b., 2d., 4a., 4d., and 4e.
 

Instructor: Stephanie Gates

Course Dates: 7/23/2020, 7/30/2020

Course Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Location: Online at ctuf.instructure.com
 
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