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Guidance for Instructors and TAs

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The video above gives an overview of the resource and an introduction to its key concepts surrounding our recommendations for Instructors and TAs. 

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  • What is a safer space?
  • How racism occurs in the classroom and how you may be perpetuating it
  • Pedagogical Barriers to Change
  • What is anti-racist education?
  • What can you do?

What is a Safer Space?

Educators have become interested and invested in the notion of classrooms becoming “safe(r) spaces.” Click the link below to learn more about safer spaces.

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How racism occurs in the classroom and how you may be perpetuating it

Instructors may be active contributors to establishing the classroom climate. Click the button below to learn more about how you might be perpetuating experiences of racism in the classroom.

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Pedagogical Barriers to Change

There are educational challenges that can facilitate a lack of safety and perpetuate the central issues we identified. Click the button below to learn more about pedagogical barriers.

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What is anti-racist education?

Anti-racist education is making explicit, thoughtful, and intentional links between histories of racism imbued within pedagogical practices and classroom spaces. Click the button below to learn more about anti-racist education.

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What can you do?

Anti-racism is a lifelong process that involves constant reflection, self-education, and action on the part of white educators. Click the button below for suggestions about how to practice anti-racism in your classrooms.

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