Educational Technology

April 30, 2018

5 Things That Every Educator should Know about Digital Equity

Filed under: Educational Technology — admin @ 12:36 am

by Matthew Lynch, Tech Edvocate

First, stereotype threat is a real problem. This occurs when student performance is negatively impacted when students are reminded of stereotypes about various groups. This means that teachers need to be extra vigilant to ensure that digital media does not include harmful stereotypes, such as the idea that women are not good at math. Educators need to carefully vet images, videos, and written materials to ensure that they undermine–and do not promote–stereotypes.

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