Remix: Using #MightyKacy to Teach Privilege

For the month of January, and in celebration of our two year and 100th post anniversaries, we’re revisiting some of our most viewed columns. For all of you who are teaching this semester, here’s our post about the best (imho) way to teach privilege, particularly at predominately white institutions. Enjoy! Earlier this week I saidContinue reading “Remix: Using #MightyKacy to Teach Privilege”

Teaching is a TARDIS

If you’re not familiar with Dr. Who’s home/time traveling device/constant companion then the idea that teaching is a TARDIS may not make sense to you but it’s not hard to get. A TARDIS is bigger on the inside than the outside. Similarly, teaching takes up much more of your actual time than it looks likeContinue reading “Teaching is a TARDIS”

Using #MightyKacy to Teach Privilege

Earlier this week I said I would share my favorite lesson to teach students the concept of privilege. Understanding privilege is essential for understanding, well, pretty much anything else. However, a lot of students are initially resistant to the concept of privilege and the idea that they have it. I was one of these students.Continue reading “Using #MightyKacy to Teach Privilege”

SPECIAL EDITION

Don’t worry! Time isn’t passing faster than you think it is. This is the second post of the day! This is a special edition dedicated to all of our followers on the quarter system who are starting new classes this week. For first time teachers, the first day of class can feel especially fraught withContinue reading “SPECIAL EDITION”