Times have changed, and so has the sex talk: Three Tips for Talking to Your Kids about Sex | Greater Good
Deconstructing Stereotype / Stereotype Threat: Moving Towards Being a More Culturally Responsive Teacher
Here are a series of resources that can quickly be shaped into mentoring activities to enhance understandings about the ways that stereotype and stereotype threat create inequities in the classroom. The assumption made in these materials is that we all maintain stereotypes to a certain degree, and that we must continually work to demythologize our lens to promote social justice in the classroom.
|The great-grandfather of Rochell Sanders Prater was a slave sold by Jesuit priests to help keep Georgetown University afloat. She shared family photos, including one of her grandmother’s house. Her father is in the photo at right, wearing glasses. Andrew Spear for The New York Times.
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Implicit bias is a concept based on an emerging body of cognitive and neural research. It identifies ways in which unconscious patterns people inevitably develop in their brains to organize information actually “affect individuals’ attitudes and actions, thus creating real-world implications, even though individuals may not even be aware that those biases exist within themselves.”
This section shares implicit bias research and applications, as well as key sites and organizations. It also includes a link to the Implicit Association test, an on-line tool for individual use.
So here you go: a ton of resources on Implicit Bias ==> Communicating • Racial Equity Tools
These three principles can help activists avoid burnout and continue working toward a better world: How to Sustain Your Activism | Greater Good
There are reasons. They aren’t good ones.