Civil, Safe, and Inclusive Classrooms
Civil, Safe, and Inclusive Classroom Resources
The Center for Faculty Excellence is developing of list of organizations and individuals who would be willing to serve as guest speakers and resources for individuals with questions about diversity, inclusion, and civility among other related topics. If you would be interested in serving as a resource, please contact CFE at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BiasTeaching Tollerance: Reflective Teaching
Explore issues of race and privilege, anti-bias and multicultural education
Teaching Tolerance: Classroom Strategies
Tools and approaches for creating more inclusive classroom environments
LARA Method (Cornell University)
Listen, affirm, respond, add (LARA) -- strategy for communicating across differences and engaging in conflict empathetically
Navigating Difficult Moments in the Classroom (Harvard)
Practical strategies for responding to those spontaneous moments when emotions run high
Some Dialogue Basics (Michigan State)
Resource on establishing dialogue as a form of communication in the classroom.
Joseph Clark: Encouraging Classroom Civility
General strategies for classroom management
The University of Southern California (USC) Center for Excellence in Teaching offers this 8-module resource on "handling discussions that involve emotionally charged, controversial, or sometimes deeply personal topics."
Leading a Discussion
Practical tips for leading an effective classroom discussion
Checklist also available from http://augmenting.me/cte/resources/nfrg/11_11_leading_discussion.htm
Facilitating Political Discussion
Guide for training facilitators to manage politically-charged discussions.