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If you're passionate about Pushing The Edge for Innovation & Social Justice in Education, you're in the right place. 

Feb 23, 2015

 

If you’re passionate about social justice and ‘making a difference’ in students’ lives -you’re probably familiar with a few choice accusations that can cause educators to withdraw, self-censor, tone it down, or shut-up.

The accusations? That they’re not objective or neutral, that they’re pushing an agenda, or pushing their bandwagon.

In This Episode: Navigating social justice issues in the classroom.

  • How do you encourage open discussion when you’re worried about accusations of pushing a bandwagon?
  • What do you do if there’s conflict between students – about the issues?

There’s also the Lightning Round where courage, fear, and vulnerability are up for scrutiny.

And to take us out: Standing up for your agenda. I’ve got a few questions for you.

SHOW-NOTES

For Complete Show-Links and Resources go to PUSHING THE EDGE - EPISODE 13.

You'll find links to Rusul's Blog and Social Networks, as well as top tips and insights relating to teaching about social justice.

While you're there, let us know what you thought of the Show.

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