In Episode 41: From holding back to standing up as a teacher; who’s present and who’s absent in our history curricula & text books? And what’s problematic about debating in the classroom?
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Episode 41 – Quick Guide
- Eric introduces himself
- Teachers and neutrality in the classroom
- Eric’s journey from holding back to standing up
- How we view young people
- Debating the issues of our lives in the classroom
- Intersectionality and why it matters
- Building support for change (parents and school community)
- The power of students
- The lens of history
- Debate and diatribe in the classroom
- Spotlight Segment
- Twists & Turn Segment
- Closing Remarks
- I knew I was on the right track
Whose History Are We Telling – Episode Links
- Eric Fieldman’s writing:
- Diane Nash & the Freedom Riders
- Freedom Riders documentary (USA)
- Who were the Freedom Riders? (USA video)
- The Freedom Riders in Australia (50th Anniversary in 2015)
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