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Course Description

Bring Equitable Practices and Joy to Your Classroom

This course is intended for K-12 educators who want to foster both joy and equity in their teaching context. Educators will engage with current media on equity and anti-racism while gaining new resources with direct application to the teaching practice. Educators will also examine ways to humanize the learning environment where students and the teacher are in a learning partnership. Working closely with your instructor, educators will self assess and interrogate text by major leaders in the field of anti-racism in order to plan for a classroom culture that honors student identity. For the final project, participants will develop an action plan to support equitable and anti-racist teaching practices. This course will provide educators with many learning opportunities so they can take anti-racist action in their sphere of control.

Learner Outcomes

  • Define both equity and anti-racism
  • Research and reflect on equity and anti-racism in your own school communities
  • Establish your own practice of reflection and routines that promote joy in yourself and others
  • Apply equitable approaches to your school community
  • Examine and reflect on prominent work from equity and anti-racism education leaders and incorporate into practice
  • Implement/apply the joy and equity framework to your core values, goals and equity mindset

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators interested in creating an equitable and joyful learning environment in their classroom.

Course Materials:  None

Technical Requirements

Testimonials

"This was an extremely enjoyable class and an important topic for this time in our history!" -- Carol Millinder, Educator, Redondo Beach Unified School District, CA

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s), Professional Programs and Series

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Type
self-paced
Dates
Start Now, you have 180 days to complete this course once enrolled.
Course Format
Course Fee(s)
EDU PD - $489 credit (3 units) $489.00
Available for Extension Credit
3 units
Instructor(s)
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