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Step 1: Identify biases or inequities.Step 2: Take stock of various perspectives.Step 3: Consider possible challenges and opportunities.Step 4: Imagine equitable and just outcomes.Step 5: Brainstorm immediate-term solutions.Step 6: Brainstorm long-term solutions.Step 7: Craft a plan of action.
After reading through several different case studies, I chose to focus on Case 5.2: Not Time for Stories. In this case study, the teacher, Mrs. Ward, is excited about beginning a unit of geography on California with her students because she knew many of her students were interested in ocean beaches. Mrs. Ward writes the word “California” at the top of a piece of chart paper and asks the class if anyone has ever been to California. DeQuan raised his hand to speak and continues to talk about a time he was watching TV at his grandmother’s house with his little sister. Not seeing a connection between the story and her question, Mrs. Ward cuts off DeQuan in his story, and tells the class to only raise their hand if they can answer the question because “now was not the time for stories” (Gorski & Pothini, 2018). DeQuan attempted to explain his response and was reprimanded by Mrs. Ward in front of the entire class, which led to him disengaging from the conversation, his peers, and his teacher.A couple of different problems are presented in this case study. The first conflict seen is how Mrs. Ward introduces the topic, notes their excitement, but does not want students to talk amongst themselves. Immediately, Dr. Roland Tharp’s standard five for effective teaching came

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