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Equity Spotlight!

Equity Spotlight!
  1. Author: Great Lakes Equity Center
  2. Number of episodes: 6
  3. Web site: http://glec.education.iupui.edu/spotlight.html

Podcast Description:

Every two months we feature an interview with an equity champion in our region who is doing great work to realize equity in education. Check out our current and past Equity Spotlights today!

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Equity Spotlight!

  Name Time Artist/Performer Release Date Description Author Language  
1.Equity Spotlight: Dr. Muhammad Khalifa - Centering Equity in Supporting Muslim Students (3 of 3)00:14:22Great Lakes Equity Center12/4/2016In the final episode of the three-part series on effectively and equitably supporting Muslim students, Dr. Khalifa explores the religious and racial identity intersections of Muslim students,and the pressures of assimilation and/or conformity to dominant norms in schools. Dr. Khalifa also discusses the role educators have with engaging in advocacy work, and developing authentic partnerships with the broader school community.Great Lakes Equity CenterEnglishDownload
2.Equity Spotlight: Dr. Muhammad Khalifa - Centering Equity in Supporting Muslim Students (2 of 3)00:19:18Great Lakes Equity Center12/4/2016In part two of this three-part series on effectively and equitably supporting Muslim students, Dr. Khalifa surfaces the importance of grounding equity work for Muslims by developing and cultivating an appreciation and understanding of the diverse and varied lived experiences Muslim students bring to the classroom. Dr. Khalifa also outlines specific ways that educators can be responsive to the needs of Muslim students in your school community.Great Lakes Equity CenterEnglishDownload
3.Equity Spotlight: Dr. Muhammad Khalifa - Centering Equity in Supporting Muslim Students (1 of 3)00:13:03Great Lakes Equity Center9/30/2016Kicking off the first of a three-part series on effectively and equitably supporting Muslim students, Dr. Khalifa offers a critical historical analysis of the religious oppression of Muslim peoples. He surfaces how, with a greater understanding of historical oppression and religious persecution of Islam, educators can better understand and disrupt school practices that create unsafe learning environments for Muslim students. Further, Dr. Khalifa discusses how educators can use this informationGreat Lakes Equity CenterEnglishDownload
4.Equity Spotlight: Mr. Brian Jackson - Centering Equity in Supporting American Indian Students00:28:10Great Lakes Equity Center5/3/2016In this episode, Mr. Brian Jackson, a member of the Lac du Flambeau band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, speaks openly about issues that affect American Indian communities and the education of American Indian students. He discusses ways education organizations, such as schools, can center equity in educational practices with American Indian students, including some examples of experiential learning rooted in Native history and addressing mascot logos in public schools.Great Lakes Equity CenterEnglishDownload
5.Equity Spotlight: Dr. Mollie Blackburn - Supporting LGBTQ Students00:16:33Great Lakes Equity Center3/7/2016Listen in as Dr. Blackburn talks about specific actions educators can take to ensure that Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questionning (LGBTQ students feel safe and supported in school communities. In this podcast episode, Dr. Blackburn shares challenges LGBTQ youth face in school, explains the importance confronting heteronormativity and discusses how actions at the policy-making and administrative levels can support equitable practices for LGBTQ in buildings and classrooms. Lastly, DrGreat Lakes Equity CenterEnglishDownload
6.Equity Spotlight: Dr. Seena Skelton14:16:00Great Lakes Equity Center1/1/2016Listen in as Dr. Skelton, discusses what it means to be an effective educator, and how equity should be central in conversations about educator effectiveness.Great Lakes Equity CenterEnglishDownload