One of the biggest challenges in the classroom is keeping students present and engaged. Retention rates have been slowly dropping, and some of the toughest reasons for these drop, fail, and withdrawal rates stem from inequity. Inequity has affected students in many areas of life, and educators may not fully understand the impact or even be aware of inherent bias in their teaching and assessment practices that further impacts equity.
We’ve gathered some resources to provide some insight on these topics and help you identify effective teaching and testing strategies to help every student succeed.
In the last few years, more people have experienced psychological and physical trauma than ever before. According to the World Health Organization, “there has been a 13% rise in mental health conditions and substance use disorders in the last decade.”
As we’ve learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, flexibility is critical for organizations of all kinds. The flexibility that educational institutions demonstrated in the pandemic era, while remarkable under the circumstances, left something to be desired. Luckily…