Cultivating Community and Centering Equity in Virtual Classroom Environments
This interactive webinar focuses on building equity and community in virtual spaces. Online learning can exacerbate existing inequities and create a larger divide between teacher-student relationships. This webinar provides concrete ways for teachers to build virtual classroom lessons and experiences that prioritizes connectedness, safety, and community through a humanizing, Lasallian perspective.
Dr. Laura Roy is Associate Professor and Chair of Education at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. Laura’s work primarily focuses on social justice in education and ant-racist pedagogy. Her most recent work, Teaching While White: Addressing the Intersections of Race and Immigration in the Classroom, supports teachers in creating anti-racist classrooms, schools, and communities. Laura has also published in the area of immigrant and refugee education, examining ways the schools can value and cultivate students’ cultural and literate histories.