Difference between revisions of "Creating a More Inclusive Classroom Environment"

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#Decide what you want your students to take away from your course, and use [[backward-design]] to accomplish your goals.
 
#Decide what you want your students to take away from your course, and use [[backward-design]] to accomplish your goals.
#Use [[Biology is not destiny|active learning]] techniques  
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#Use [[active learning]] techniques  
#Foster a [[growth mindset]] in your students.
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#Foster a [[Biology is not destiny|growth mindset]] in your students.
 
#Modify and control [[Personal prejudices|implicit biases]].
 
#Modify and control [[Personal prejudices|implicit biases]].
 
#Reduce [[stereotype threat]].
 
#Reduce [[stereotype threat]].
 
#Provide opportunities for [[values affirmation]].
 
#Provide opportunities for [[values affirmation]].
 
#Offer [[wise criticism|wise feedback]].
 
#Offer [[wise criticism|wise feedback]].

Revision as of 11:41, 11 March 2016

Some steps towards making classes more effective and inclusive

  1. Decide what you want your students to take away from your course, and use backward-design to accomplish your goals.
  2. Use active learning techniques
  3. Foster a growth mindset in your students.
  4. Modify and control implicit biases.
  5. Reduce stereotype threat.
  6. Provide opportunities for values affirmation.
  7. Offer wise feedback.