SXSW EDU 2021
Schooling for Critical Consciousness of Racism
What does it take for students to become active contributors to a better world? Researchers point to critical consciousness: the ability to analyze the social forces shaping our communities, including racial injustice. Critically conscious students achieve positive outcomes—resilience, self-esteem, academic excellence, and civic engagement—tools for building more just communities. Learn from educators and experts about fostering critical consciousness and empowering students to shape the future.
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- Understand the concept of critical consciousness as a driver of positive outcomes for students.
- Understand practices for fostering critical consciousness for students.
- Understand how critical consciousness of racism empowers students from marginalized groups to confront racial injustice and change their realities.
Kat Klopp, Director Of Marketing & Communications, EL Education