In this episode of princiPALS, Emma and Jij discuss the importance of talking to kids about race. Join them to unpack common fears around discussing race and bias, including the role socialization plays, and explore studies on kids and race. Listeners will also get tips to help them feel more prepared for these necessary conversations.
- The National Association for the Education of Young Children’s anti-bias education website
- Sesame Workshop’s Identity Matters study
- NurtureShock by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman
- PBS Utah’s Let’s Talk: Talking to Kids About Race
- Lisa Delpit
- Louise Derman-Sparks
- Robin DiAngelo
Update January 11, 2021: This episode won silver for a single podcast episode in the 2020 InspirED Brilliance Awards. Sample judges' comments: "The branding of the podcast itself is excellent. The topic is timely and I appreciated hearing about the research and action items to take. Terrific resource! The concept of interviewing the two school heads together (the PrinciPALS) is strong and the advice is timely. Really smart advice, well-presented."