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Mindful reflection as a process for developing culturally responsive processes

Mindful reflection techniques help us slow down and think through our unexamined beliefs about others in our learning communities—whether they be students, teammates, or parents. In a busy classroom, our assumptions and biases about students can result in a rush to judgment which fails to fully consider the challenges our students face. In this article, authors Barbara Dray and Debora Wisneski outline a process for shifting out of autopilot and for engaging in mindful reflection which reduces prejudice and better serves our students.

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   20 minutes

   By: Barbara Dray, Debora Wisneski

   Educator-prep | K-12 educators

Making connections:

Principled Innovation asks us to work with others and recognize the limits of our own knowledge so that we can better understand and tackle the complex issues our communities face.

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