A Culturally Proficient Response to the Common Core: Ensuring Equity Through Professional Learning

This illuminating book shows how central Common Core tenets—rigor, meaningful curricula and assessment, and higher order thinking—can become educational realities for every child in your school or district.

This illuminating book shows how central Common Core tenets—rigor, meaningful curricula and assessment, and higher order thinking—can become educational realities for every child in your school or district. This timely resource enables readers to: Understand how underlying beliefs related to historically underserved students may create roadblocks to effective instruction Create a school culture where diversity is valued, including developing relevant …

BLINDSPOT – Hidden Biases of Good People

BLINDSPOT - Hidden Biases of Good People

In Blindspot, Mahzarin Banaji and Anthony Greenwald explore hidden biases that we all carry from a lifetime of experiences with social groups – age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, social class, sexuality, disability status, or nationality. “Blindspot” is a metaphor to capture that portion of the mind that houses hidden biases. The authors use it to ask about the extent to which …