In Episode 47: Fitting in and assimilation in predominantly white spaces. Plus promoting girls’ participation in sport, and making physical education classes more inclusive and fair.
CLICK PLAY to listen to Sherri Spelic
- Sherri Spelic is an elementary physical education teacher in an international school in Vienna, Austria.
- Sherri introduces herself
- What’s spurred Sherri on – in respect to diversity
- Fitting in, belonging & assimilation in predominantly white spaces
- Broadening our notions of ‘inclusion’
- Unpacking Sherri’s sense of being ‘sister assimilation’
- Inclusion and fairness in physical education classes
- Promoting girls’ participation
- Spotlight Segment: People of Color Conference
- Twists & Turns Segment: Being an individual versus being part of a community
- Closing Remarks
- The Right Track Segment: Finding a sense of home in Black Twitter
Navigating White Spaces – Links
- Sherri Spelic’s blog
- National People of Color Conference – National Association of Independent Schools
- Here’s the links to Pushing The Edge episodes that Sherri referred to, in our chat:
- Making Footy More Welcoming for Girls and Women with The Outer Sanctum
- How to Make Physical Education more Inclusive with Loretta Konjarski and Grant O’ Sullivan
Listen to More Physical Education & Sports Episodes
Season 4 of my podcast was devoted to making physical education and sports spaces more inclusive. Click on the image to listen to further episodes in this season.
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