Lesson series

How to Have Critical Conversations with Students

As educators it is critical that we engage students in thinking and talking about current issues, events and systemic oppressions. We might feel unprepared or uncomfortable leading these discussions with students, however not engaging in these critical conversations can cause erasure or harm. As culturally responsive educators, it is crucial we support students to develop their critical consciousness - that we support them to learn “How” to think, not “What” to think. This learning workshop supports moving from Theory to Practice and walks you through how to plan and facilitate critical conversations with students.
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Meet the instructor

Jasmine Mann

Jasmine has been an educator in Ontario for the past 20  years.  She is passionate about affirming and centering student identity and voice within teaching and learning.  Jasmine believes it is integral to build and maintain relationships with students, families & educators and work in community to disrupt and dismantle systems of oppression.
Patrick Jones - Course author