What is equitable schooling and how might we realize it?
This is the underlying question for us at Transcend and for most educators working in the field. While admittedly inadequate, this playlist aims to be a starting point for the conversations we think are important to be had – to make visible the often invisible ways that inequality is perpetuated by individuals and our schools and a starting point in designing for equity.
Read, Watch, and Listen
Exploring Bias and Inequities
- Black on Black Racism: The Hazards of Implicit BIas
- The Bias Fighters
- The Problem We all Live With: The Achievement Gap & Segregation Podcast | Transcript
The Problem in Education
- Implicit Bias in Education Presentation
- School Discipline
- Beyond the viral video: Inside educators’ emotional debate about ‘no excuses’ discipline
- The Ongoing Battle Over Ethnic Studies
- Subtractive Schooling
- Conundrums of Integration
- Educating Latinos: An NPR Special Report
- Response to intervention and the disproportionate representation of culturally and linguistically diverse students in special education
What Can Be Done About This
- Developing student agency improves equity and access
- The revolution will be tweeted
- Black and brown boys don’t need to learn “grit,” they need schools to stop being racist
- Successful school integration models
- Howard Fuller on Black Schools
- Design for Worldview: A new way to teach design thinking
- Project Implicit Implicit Bias Test
- Discourse Chart
- Talking to kids about racism and justice
- What personal biases do you need to be aware that you hold as you engage in design work?
- How does bias and inequity manifest itself in the schools you currently work with?
- What inequities is your new school model designed to overcome?
- How will you know your school is equitable?
Transcend supports communities to create and spread extraordinary, equitable learning environments.