Instructional Video

Microaggressions in the Classroom

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Because microaggression can be so subtle learning how to identify it and respond to it can be a challenge. Two videos from a PBS series provide examples of this form of bias and offer suggestions for how to respond in productive ways.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Conduct the first part of reflection activity before showing the first video
  • Use the video in a professional development seminar for staff
  • Sequence the entire series over a period of several days or weeks
Classroom Considerations
  • The two videos are excerpts from a longer Microaggressions in the Classroom video
  • Presumes a protocol has been established for a safe, respectful discussion of sensitive issues
  • The resource includes a vocabulary list, an activity, and a background reading handout
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