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Next Scholars’ Hub @ Home looks at equity and inclusion in online classrooms

Next Scholars’ Hub @ Home looks at equity and inclusion in online classrooms

The Sept. 29 edition of the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series features Associate Professor Sarah Barrett from York University’s Faculty of Education with a discussion titled “The key to equity and inclusion in online classrooms: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic.”

Headshot of York University Associate Professor Sarah Barrett
Sarah Barrett

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 to best create equitable and inclusive classrooms online.  

Brought to you by York University’s Office of Alumni Engagement, the Scholars’ Hub @ Home speaker series features discussions on a broad range of topics, with engaging lectures from some of York’s best and brightest minds. Students, alumni and all members of the community are invited to attend. All sessions take place at noon via Zoom.

Events are held in partnership with Vaughan Public Libraries, Markham Public Library and Aurora Public Library.

To register for this event, visit bit.ly/39nrqKj.

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