We all know that people look different. Anyone can tell a Czech from a Chinese. But are these differences racial? What does race mean? Find the answers to these and other questions by exploring different interactivities within this site.
As parents we are all running the same race: Get ready for work, drop the kids off at school, work hard all day in order to get back early for hockey or piano practice, make dinner, make sure the homework gets done and then crash on the couch once the kids are in bed.
Mindfulness-based practices have been promoted as a promising way to reduce
stress and anxiety in students and improve their academic and behavioral
outcomes. From Akira S. Guitierrez & Sara B. Krachman, Ethan Scherer & Martin R. West, and John D.E. Gabrieli.
Social Identity Wheel: Overview and Framing Material
The Social Identity Wheel worksheet is an activity that encourages students to identify and reflect on
the various ways they identify socially, how those identities become visible or more keenly felt at
different times, and how those identities impact the ways others perceive or treat them.
By Peter Kaufman. Intersectionality is one of those terms that we use a lot in sociology but we don’t always do a good job of explaining. I know I’m guilty of this. Sometimes I’ll be talking with students in class or trying to explain something to someone and I may casually use the words intersectional or intersectionality without stopping to define what these terms mean.
Written by by Nicki Lisa Cole, Ph.D. The school-to-prison pipeline is a process through which students are pushed out of schools and into prisons. In other words, it is a process of criminalizing youth that is carried out by disciplinary policies and practices within schools that put students into contact with law enforcement.
Understanding racism and its roots, questioning our own privilege and biases, and slowly dismantling those systems and beliefs internally and in our schools is a life-long process. By Christina Torres.