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Current Events and Civil Discourse in Classroom Settings

Facilitating Controversial Discussions | The Harriet W. Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning, Brown University

  • Strategies to develop a positive classroom climate and for courses that foreground discussion or with course content related to hot topics.

Managing Hot Moments in the Classroom | Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Harvard University

  • Strategies for turning difficult encounters into learning opportunities to address important, but hot, topics— religion, politics, race, class, gender—in our classroom discussions.

10 In the Moment Responses for Addressing Micro and Macroaggressions in the Classroom | The Scholarly Teacher

  • Things that faculty might say to respond to troubling classroom moments.