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Ed Webb

More Colleges Are Asking Scholars for Diversity Statements. Here's What You Need to Kno... - 0 views

  • diversity statements tend to be more useful to search committees when institutions provide a definition of diversity and explicit expectations for what should go into the statement.
  • reframing the prompt to focus more on fixing systemic discrimination in academe. Candidates would submit a reflection on the history of their discipline. That would necessarily include discussion of equity and diversity, he said. And it would make clear that departments are grappling with the question of what needs to be done to change their respective disciplines.
  • Plenty of scholars, like Flier, the former Harvard dean, would rather do away with the statements altogether. "The more the expectations become influenced by critical race theory and related concepts, and the more they are used to hold back or reject faculty who fail to echo the latest expectations, whatever they might be," Flier wrote in an email, "the greater the chance for damage to academic credibility, and the opportunity to erect politically tinged litmus tests."
Martin Burrett

School climate and diversity may affect students' delinquent behaviours - 1 views

    "In a Journal of School Health study, race, sex, perceived peer inclusion, and teacher discrimination were predictors of students' delinquent behaviours."
Dean Mantz

Negro Leagues Baseball eMuseum - 6 views

    History of the Black (Negro) Baseball League. Teacher resources provided.
Kelly Faulkner

Watching "Not In Our Town" Together: A Classroom Guide | Not in Our Town - 10 views

    resource for anti-bullying unit
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