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Scholars' Hub @ Home: The key to equity and inclusion in online classrooms: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic

29 September 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Sarah Barrett

Sarah Barrett, Associate Professor, Faculty of Education

Equity was one of the first casualties of change when schools closed in March 2020 and teachers and students were suddenly physically separated from each other. This talk will describe the experiences of Ontario teachers and the students facing disproportionate academic, psychological and social consequences. These findings can inform how best to create equitable and inclusive classrooms online. 

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The Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best minds. The Scholars’ Hub events are done in partnership with Vaughan Public Libraries, Markham Public Library, and Aurora Public Library. The Scholars' Hub @ Home series is brought to you by York Alumni Engagement. We invite students, alumni and all members of the community to join us. All sessions take place at 12pm ET.