Considering Your Own Identity

Read & Reflect

Throughout this pillar, we'll be engaging with several pieces from Learning for Justice (formerly Teaching Tolerance)'s Let's Talk Guide: Facilitating Difficult Conversations with Students.

First, we'll read the excerpt below focused on laying the groundwork for critical conversations and considering your own identity. As you read "Part 2: Considering Your Own Identity," complete the reflection tasks on your own. After reading, share in the comments at the bottom of this page.

TT Talk Guide Section 1.pdf

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Use the Discussion Board below to answer at least one of the prompts from the Let's Talk guide.

  • Talking about identity markers is challenging because …
  • Talking about identity markers is necessary because …
  • Talking about identity markers is beneficial because …

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