We’re trying something new at LinkedUp! Each month we’re highlighting a recent podcast on the ClassLink blog because the information and ideas discussed are just so powerful and useful to educators, they deserve a second look.
This month we picked Implicit Biases and Their Ramifications (Episode 63).
In this episode, Dr. Alan Phan (Founding Head of School, Royal Embassy Academy) shares what exactly implicit biases are, how we can recognize them and what we can do to combat them in our daily lives and work.
Here are some of the key ideas we took away from this episode:
Remember: diversity, equity, and inclusion work in schools and beyond is not a one-session or one-time thing. This work isn’t easy, it can be uncomfortable and it’s hard. But it’s ongoing and worth it.
Learn more on recognizing and understanding implicit biases, as well as supporting equity in your school district, with these resources:
- Explore these implicit bias tests from Harvard University’s Project Implicit
- ClassLink Webinar: Evaluating Equity & Access in Digital Learning – How Analytics and Automation Support Equity Efforts
- Case Study: Improved Access to Resources Support District Commitment to Equity for All Students