Language matters in creating inclusive environments. In classroom settings, the words and phrases that educators use can have a large impact on the culture and psychological safety that students feel, especially given the power imbalance that is inherent in a teacher-student relationship. Drawing on the experience and advice of teachers, this article from Edutopia offers ideas for how teachers can use their language to connect with students, tapping into humility and empathy to create an inclusive classroom culture.
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