Dr. Liz Self, Assistant Professor of the Practice at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development joins Justin Reich on TeachLab. They discuss Liz’s early teaching experiences, racial equity in the classroom, and Liz’s current work where she uses clinical simulations to help teachers practice for challenging situations in teaching.
About Our Guest: Liz Self
Dr. Liz Self is Assistant Professor of the Practice at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development. Her current research focuses on designing and using clinical simulations, to prepare preservice teachers for culturally responsive teaching. These instructional tools help teachers recognize their assumptions, biases, and prejudices within the context of systems of oppression.
Additional Resources for Teachers and other Listeners
https://my.vanderbilt.edu/elizabethself/about-me/ - Learn more about Liz Self’s work
https://www.amazon.com/Pushout-Criminalization-Black-Girls-Schools/dp/1620970945 - Check out Monique Morris’ book mentioned in the episode
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Produced by Aimee Corrigan and Garrett Beazley
Edited by Kate Ellis
Recorded by Garrett Beazley
Mixed by Corey Schreppel
Filmed by Denez McAdoo
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