The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Linda R. Tropp, PEP Steering Committee Member, recently published research on how teachers’ implicit racial biases and concerns about appearing racist may affect their intentions and confidence about engaging their students in race talk

Linda R. Tropp, PEP Steering Committee Member, recently published research on how teachers’ implicit racial biases and concerns about appearing racist may affect their intentions and confidence about engaging their students in race talk. Tropp said, “How do we equip teachers to engage in these conversations? What we’re hoping is that findings from this research can be used to inform future professional development programs for teachers, so that they feel more prepared to ‘go there’ with their students.” Read more at UMass Amherst News Release.

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