Equity Resources

How to raise expectations (and have students rise to meet them) – Education Article

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: There’s a lot of research out there about what it means to be a warm demander but what I’m hoping to add to the conversation with this episode is a personal touch: What exactly does being a warm demander look like? “The warm demander” approach isn’t something that’s brand new.  In fact, the term was coined by Judith Kleinfeld back in 1975.  It’s an equity approach, grounded in showing students that you care…

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Cornelius Minor on teachers as agents of change – Education Article

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast: Cornelius Minor talks about his new book and how teachers can be agents of change in their community.  Today I’m talking with Cornelius Minor, a Brooklyn-based educator and staff developer with the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. He’s just released a new book called “We Got This: Equity, Access, and the Quest to Be Who Our Students Need Us to Be.”   In our conversation, we’re going to discuss some of the key…

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