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Some steps towards making classes more effective and inclusive
 
Some steps towards making classes more effective and inclusive
  
#Decide what you want your students to take away from your course, and use [http://asbmb.org/uploadedFiles/Backward%20design.pdf backward-design] to accomplish your goals.
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#Decide what you want your students to take away from your course, and use [http://asbmb.org/uploadedFiles/Backward%20design.pdf backward-design] to accomplish your goals[http://jaymctighe.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/A_Summary_of_Underlying_Theory_and_Research2.pdf].
 
#Use [[active learning]] techniques  
 
#Use [[active learning]] techniques  
 
#Foster a [[Biology is not destiny|growth mindset]] in your students.
 
#Foster a [[Biology is not destiny|growth mindset]] in your students.
#Modify and control the effects of [[Personal prejudices|implicit biases]].
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#Modify and limit the effects of [[Personal prejudices|implicit biases]].
 
#Understand and reduce [[stereotype threat]].
 
#Understand and reduce [[stereotype threat]].
 
#Provide [[wise criticism|wise feedback]] and opportunities for [[values affirmation]].
 
#Provide [[wise criticism|wise feedback]] and opportunities for [[values affirmation]].

Revision as of 13:08, 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[1].
  2. Use active learning techniques
  3. Foster a growth mindset in your students.
  4. Modify and limit the effects of implicit biases.
  5. Understand and reduce stereotype threat.
  6. Provide wise feedback and opportunities for values affirmation.