Episode 8 explores the power currently being harnessed by educators of color to provide an equitable and just education despite encountering unique challenges. It attends two of UnboundEd’s five charges by talking about race systematically and examining bias and its role in our work and learning.
Episode Seven features conversations with education leaders about the push for excellence and equity, the role standards play in providing instruction that is grade-level, engaging, affirming, and meaningful™, and the importance of identity in education.
In Episode Six: Part 2, Brandon White and Dr. Alfred Tatum discuss the lack of diversity in today’s teaching population.
Episode 6 takes us through the roots of inequitable recruitment and professional development through a series of conversations between educators and researchers.
Episode Five explores the untold impacts of the Brown v. Board court decision that declared segregation unconstitutional in schools and other institutions and features a conversation with Dr. Tanji Reed Marshall.
Episode Four takes us through the early to mid 20th century as educators and communities of color grapple with the nation’s expansion and how it challenges their ways of teaching and learning. It features a conversation with Dr. Gail Perry-Ryder on her own journey as an educator and researcher.
Episode Three continues exploring the oppression, resilience, and contributions of Black, Asian, and Native American educators during a period of American segregation and expansion, and features a conversation with Lacey Robinson, president and CEO of UnboundEd.
Episode Two discusses how education practices in different ethnic groups were oppressed by systemic racism post-slavery.
In Episode One, Brandon highlights the connections between his experiences as an educator of color and the experience of black educators before, during, and immediately after slavery.
Sierah Tyson speaks with Sonja Bloetner, ESOL Supervisor at Montgomery County Public Schools in Maryland, about equitable education for English learners.