How to Break Biases when Teaching

Just like we mentioned in our article about Cognitive Biases, pre-built-in biases in your student’s minds can disrupt their learning experience. It can be difficult to break these biases when teaching, and it’s important to not just tell your students they’re wrong and move on. If a student is gonna learn to resist bias thinking, […]

Black Wall Street

Black Wall Street was the nickname of a thriving population of wealthy Black Americans located in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921. 1921 was a time of Jim Crow and open discrimination towards black people. Due to Jim Crow, the citizens of Greenwood had to establish their own resources and wealth as they […]

Five Cognitive Biases to Avoid when Teaching

When you are learning something new, it is easy to be influenced by a built-in inclination. These inclinations may help you determine if the new information is useful and can be trusted. However, It may also cloud your judgment. This is known as Cognitive Bias. Everyone has Cognitive Biases so you may assume that it […]

Black Science: The Women Behind NASA

Behind many of the scientific advancements that make our species so great are the genius African American minds that made it possible. Sadly because of the discrimination suffered by these people their accomplishments are often ignored or covered up. They are omitted from history books or their actions are attributed to others. In order to […]