Learning for Justice: School is No Place for Class(ism)

318 Learners | 321 Completed Lessons | 54 Hours of Learning Time

Learning Activity

In this activity, you will review resources to enable you to learn more about how to empower students to understand income and resource disparity whilst also recognizing the teacher's role in addressing the poverty bias in the classroom  

People in poverty face challenges virtually unknown to those in middle class or wealth--challenges from both obvious and hidden sources. The reality of being poor brings out a survival mentality, and turns attention away from opportunities taken for granted by everyone else. 

Review the link below on how the language educators use can impact on class structures and classist attitudes. 

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