Although we typically focus on "Digital" Equity, We thought this post on "Equity" would be one worth reading and discussing. Can Equity Be Taught?
In a rapidly diversifying district with a largely white teaching force, how do you foster mutual trust and understanding? Send teachers to school.
By Carly Berwick
May 19, 2017
One day this past March, a middle school student placed a new Air Jordan on his desk at school in Montgomery County, Maryland. The boy, who is Latino, became fixated on the shoe, rubbing the leather and fingering the laces. His teacher, who is white, asked him to put it away, but the boy refused. He became “combative,” ...