The equitable classroom is a classroom that is connected to the lives of black and brown students. This connection helps the teacher, co-teacher and teacher’s aides to understand the negative narratives that persist around the intelligence, beauty and efficacy of our boys and girls of color, writes Josh Parker.
This knowledge then informs everything about the classroom itself. It informs the messages sent to students about themselves, how they are greeted and even the way the teacher frames ways students speak to and treat one another. It informs the content that is engaged in and the assignments students should complete, he adds.
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