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Envisioning Post-Whitess ELT - A 24-Hour Twitter Chat @TESOLBiMulti

  • 1.  Envisioning Post-Whitess ELT - A 24-Hour Twitter Chat @TESOLBiMulti

    Posted 10-06-2021 08:48 AM
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    Envisioning Post-Whiteness ELT
    A 24-Hour Twitter Chat 

    Hosted by @JPBGerald with TESOL B-MEIS and NYS TESOL SCAR

    Our goals:

    • Examine racism and Whiteness into language teaching and learning
    • Reject the White-centric canon
    • Encourage participants to examine their own Whiteness and how it affects their teaching and learning

    Texts and resources:

    To make the conversation more fluid and dynamic, we will use quotes from JPB Gerald's latest work with Scott Stillar and Dr. Vijay A. Ramjattan, After Whiteness, published on Language Magazine. Link to text: 

    How to participate:

    1. Follow @TESOLBiMulti posts
    2. Use the hashtag #ELTafterWhiteness1
    3. Post the quote number: Q1, Q2, Q3…
    4. React with a question, personal experience, opinion, comment to another participant's post, visual (GIF, Emoji, Picture), or insight.
    5. Engage in constructive and collective dialogue 

    Clara Bauler
    Assistant Professor
    Adelphi University
    United States