The role of teachers in guiding students to identify biases, stereotypes, and omissions in literature, media, and curriculum

We are blessed to be living in an era where there is an open conversation about biases and prejudices such as racism, sexism, misogyny, homophobia, etc. And I firmly believe that teachers do have a role in helping students have a clear picture of these biases and help them to identify these biases in our age-old curriculum as well as literature.

Do check out this amazing write up to understand how teachers can shape the views of students by enlightening them about age-old prejudices prevalent in our books, media and culture.

 

The purpose of education is to empower students to become excellent functioning individuals in a diverse multicultural environment (Lin, Lake & Rice, 2008). The world at present is beset with political and economic issues rooted from racism, discrimination, biases and prejudices. Hence, if the next generation is meant to survive, then it is imperative to […]

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