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recognising prejudices – especially my own

We all have unconscious biases – the ways in which we can be prejudiced due to processes that happen outside of our awareness. These prejudices or biases we often tend to dress up as ‘likes and dislikes’, as a nicer way of putting them: but they are prejudices nevertheless. 723 more words

Reflections

Myside thinking

This is my first post dedicated to cognitive biases, the predictable patterns of thought and behaviour that prompt us to draw incorrect conclusions.

Before I start talking about biases, I want to remind myself and everyone else that as much as we think we are immune from being biased, we are not. 1,072 more words

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Here's how quickly interviewers decide whether or not to hire you

There’s a common belief that interviewers tend to make hiring decisions within a few minutes of meeting someone, often based on little more than a couple of inane details.  484 more words

JOHN FUND: Stephanopoulos’s Long, Long Record of Loyal Service to the Clintons

National Review — If George Stephanopoulos had simply donated $75,000 to the Clinton Foundation while also serving as one of its favorite media panelists, the controversy over his conflicts of interest would be much less. 137 more words

Politics

Fitting In

Joe Dallesandro wrote a letter to James Harmon for his book, Take My Advice: Letters to the Next Generation from People who Know a Think or Two, and in his letter he reflected on the way that many people act and how we worry about what other people think of us. 259 more words

James Harmon - Take My Advice

TL Standard 5

TL Standard 5

Before taking EDU 6525 Culturally Responsive Teaching, I felt I had a fairly strong understanding of the term “culturally responsive teaching”. I felt my experience in such a wide range of demographics in three different schools I had taught in had truly opened my eyes and gave me firsthand experience with teaching in ways to reach… 2,089 more words

5: Establish A Culturally Inclusive Learning Climate That Facilitates Academic Engagement And Success For All Students

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