Inclusive Teaching Tools and Strategies

Four Principles of Inclusion

Click any of the below inclusive teaching principles to learn more and see specific examples of how to implement various strategies within the classroom.
 
Transparency
Clearly communicating about norms, expectations, and evaluation criteria.

 
Academic Belonging
Cultivating students’ sense of connection to the discipline and scholarly/professional communities.

 
Structured Interactions
Providing or eliciting goals, protocols, and processes to make sure group interactions don’t default to patterns of privileging already-privileged voices or otherwise replicating systemic inequities.

 
Affirmation of Difference
Recognizing that students bring diverse identities, strengths, and needs to the learning environment.