Calling In: Turning Discomfort into Generative Moments

October 27, 2020 | 1:00pm to 2:15pm
What do we do when a student makes an uncomfortable or even outright racist/sexist/etc. remark? How do we confront microaggressions in class? Rather than 'calling out' students who create discomfort in the classroom, this workshop focuses on how to generatively call them 'in,' and turn difficult moments into teachable ones. We will discuss: how to identify students' comments as ones which can be channeled into productive conversations; tactics for redirecting and anchoring lessons; and how to plan around such moments (how to prepare and debrief students). Given Ohio State’s move to remote teaching, this workshop will include strategies to address interactions in online classrooms.
This session will be recorded.
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