This interactive workshop facilitated by Teaching Tolerance helps teachers learn how to effectively implement anti-bias instruction in their classrooms. Participants will explore practical strategies for accomplishing academic and social-emotional goals side by side. They will discuss learning conditions that honor all identities and reflect diversity, equity and justice. After exploring ready-to-use materials, applying rigorous standards and planning ways to incorporate research-based teaching practices, participants will leave the workshop with ideas and tools for transforming their classrooms and schools.
Participants will learn to:Incorporate the Teaching Tolerance Social Justice Standards to create and sustain classroom and school environments that honor diversity, equity and justice.Speak up—and teach students to speak up—against bias and injustice.Build a collaborative and respectful learning community with a diverse group of learners and educators.
The Colorado Diversity Network is a consortium of ACIS schools dedicated to creating collaborative faculty and staff training around issues of equity, inclusion, and diversity.
**2019-2020 CDN Members: Aspen Academy, Boulder Country Day School, Colorado Academy, Dawson School, Denver Academy, Denver Waldorf School, Fountain Valley School, Graland Country Day School, High Mountain Institute, Kent Denver School, Logan School, Montessori Academy of Colorado, Montessori School of Denver, Shining Mountain Waldorf School, St. Anne's Episcopal School, St. Elizabeth's School, St. Mary's Academy, Stanley British Primary School, and Vail Mountain School.