TDSB Human Library: Conversations around Equitable, Anti-Racist, and Anti-Oppressive Practice is a podcast series comprising a collection of audio episodes on topics related to Equity, Anti-Racism, and Anti-Oppression in education. This podcast invites listeners to critically reflect on their pedagogy, reimagine engagement, and partner with community to improve student well-being and achievement.
Episode 1: NATASHA HENRY - African Canadian Experiences and the Curriculum
Episode 2: GEN LING CHANG - Understanding and Addressing Anti-Asian Racism
Episode 3: TANITIÃ MUNROE - Centering Black LGBTQ+ Students in the Classroom
Episode 4: RANDELL ADJEI - Partnering with Community Through the Arts
Episode 5: JENNIFER WATT - Inquiry-Based Learning in Secondary
Episode 6: DR.ABC - On the Frontlines: Supporting Educator Well-being in Equity Work
Episode 7: LISA COLE - The Time is Now: Reimagining the Kindergarten to Industry Pipeline
Episode 8: JESS BURKE - Understanding Judaism and Jewish Cultures
Episodes are open to everyone and push educators to critically reflect on their pedagogy, as well as reimagine meaningful ways to deepen student engagement and community partnerships. Each episode is up to 15 minutes and is an introduction of insightful topics and speakers, discussions guided by critical questions and a call to action where audience members are provoked to re-envision their practice.
Some of the topics and enduring understandings that will be explored in the series include:
- African Canadian experiences and the Curriculum
- Understanding and Addressing Anti-Asian Racism
- Centring Black LGBTQ+ students in the Classroom
- Supporting Positive Racial Identity in Early Years
- Understanding Judaism and Jewish Cultures