Show Notes for S1E5: Identity

These show notes were compiled through the research of our intern Vanessa Morales, who took a deep dive into how racial identity affects classroom participation.

Web links:

Feeling Like Imposters (Inside Higher Ed)

Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students (The Atlantic)

Stereotype Threat Widens the Achievement Gap (APA)

Diversity and Inclusiveness in the Classroom (University of Arizona)

PDF files:

Microaggression and Academic Success

Critical race theory, racial microaggressions, and campus racial climate

Racial microaggressions and the Asian American experience.

Tool: Recognizing Microaggressions and the Messages They Send

Next, Vanessa shared some ways to tackle racism and systemic inequality produced by classroom dynamics. Below is a list of resources to inform students and educators who want to produce more equitable systems of learning.

8 Actions to Disrupt Racism in the Classroom (AAUP)

Embracing Positive Disruptions by Jody Cohen, Alison Cook-Sather,Tiffany Shumate (Bryn Mawr College)

Project Implicit  – provides tests on biases

How Well Meaning White Teachers Bring Racism to Our Schools (Everyday Feminism) – This offers 10 behaviors white teachers perpetuate, and actionable steps to change them.

Culturally Responsive Teaching (Brown University)

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