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What Is Implicit Bias, And How Might It Affect Teachers And Students? (Part I)


Esther thank you for a very nice summary of the question on "implicit bias." If step one is to recognize what implicit bias is and to accept that it is a real force, then teachers like myself will be most interested to know how to mitigate its effects. What practical steps can we take to reduce the impact of implicit bias in our classrooms? Are there practices or routines we can incorporate into our classes? Are there practices at the school level that embed such implicit biases? I look forward to your Part II on this topic.


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