Creating a learning environment thats equal for every child to flourish is a challenge on the best of days, particularly when it comes to self-confidence and academic success.

So, where to start? Angeline Diamond, an experienced New York trained teacher now anzuk consultant, has previously shared her exceptional advice and tips on recognising race and diversity in the classroom, you can check out her story and bank of useful resources here: 

The following reading list of professional development books helps us as educators to begin addressing unconscious and implicit bias in classroom materials and lesson plans.

Please let us know if you have any more to add to the list!

 

1. Delve into the psychology behind why so many tweens and teens opt to “self-segregate” in racial cliques. It also includes what educators can to truly foster inclusive, social dynamics on school grounds.

 

2. A “how-to guide” on initiating complex discussions related to social justice topics such as anti-racism, white privilege, and police brutality.

 

3. Solid advice for teachers wanting to become better advocates for children of color who are also neurodivergent or living with another physical or cognitive disability.

 

4. A useful book for administrators seeking effective ways to transform their schools into more equitable, safe spaces in which all kids can thrive.

 

5. From a powerful new voice on racial justice, an eye-opening account of growing up Black, Christian, and female in middle-class white America.

 

We love learning all of the time, please drop us a message if you have read an incredible professional development book recently that we can share amongst our community: uk@anzuk.education