The Educators’ Toolkit

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Introducing the Parents of Black Children  Combating Anti-Black Racism Educators’ Toolkit 

The Educators’ Combating Anti-Black Racism Toolkit is a resource developed to help educators understand how Black students experience the Canadian education system. The Toolkit provides a framework that educators throughout the country can use to adopt inclusive anti-Black racist teaching practices in their classrooms. 

 

We’ve made this resource publicly accessible. But we ask for donations for this resource. 

For printed copies of the booklet please contact info@parentsofblackchildren.org to place your order.   Please note a fee for printed copies does apply. 

 

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What's Inside the Toolkit?

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Getting to the truth: Myths vs. Facts

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What's Your Role as An Educator?

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History of education: Black Canadians

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Engaging with Black parents: Understanding their Community

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Creating an Anti-Racist Classroom

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Putting it into Practice: Decolonizing the Classroom

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But what about..? Addressing your Fears

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What is Blackness and the Black identity?

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References, Terminology, Reading List and more

Learn with Us

Educators must do their part to make the education system more equitable and inclusive. To learn more, and to become part of the change happening in our education system, register for the Combating Anti-Racism Workshop.

Your Role as an Educator

Educators have a key role in impacting and influencing children positively, and helping them understand themselves and the world they live in. As an educator, you must nurture Black children. Every child that steps into your learning environment is full of hopes and dreams. As teachers, celebrate the passions and strengths of Black children, and encourage them to reach their full potential. 

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Educators must support Black children, ensuring they feel valued and wanted in the classroom. 

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Ensure your classroom is fair and that Black children are treated as individuals rather than stereotypes.

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Learn about the Black experience; you have the ability to validate Black students in your classroom by incorporating Black stories into your lessons. 

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Don’t ignore or overlook Black students. See them when their hands go up in the classroom, notice their strengths and childhood curiosity.

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Just because you don’t understand what it’s like to be a Black person navigating the world, doesn’t mean the experiences of Black students aren’t valid. 

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Build Black children up and affirm them by celebrating their accomplishments, and providing them with opportunities to be successful in all areas of education.

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The Black experience must be incorporated in teaching year-round. Black people continue to make significant contributions to Canadian and global landscapes in all fields.

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