Counteracting Stereotype Threat: Research-Based Tools & Tactics
What is stereotype threat?
"Unpleasant apprehension arising from the awareness of a negative ability stereotype in a situation where the stereotype is relevant, and thus confirmable."
--Steele & Aronson, 1995
This applications-based webinar helps educators recognize and address the complex role diversity plays in learning environments. In this webinar, you will learn strategies to reduce stereotype threat including:
- Encouraging growth mindsets
- Encouraging belonging based on effort/engagement
- Re-attributions for difficulty
You will never think of equity in education in quite the same way.
This webinar is publicly accessible and relevant to all interested educators. Examples will be engineering specific.