Intersectionality of Disability and Other Identities & Implicit Bias

Learn about intersectionality and its manifestations in education, then explore strategies and resources for creating liberated learning environments.

Intersectionality of Disability and Other Identities & Implicit Bias
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Intersectionality of Disability and Other Identities & Implicit Bias

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Watch this short video: Intersectionality 101.

Reflect

Fill out our Rubik’s cube with your own social identities. How is/are your identity/ies similar to and/or different from the identities of your students? How might this impact your students?

Explore

Check out external Intersectionality and Anti-Racist Resources for educators, to go even more into this topic.

Let’s use a Rubik’s cube as a metaphor for intersectionality

Imagine each color represents a different type of social identity (e.g. red for ethnicity) or identity traits.

Here, the unsolved Rubik’s cube illustrates how much variety there can be in identity groupings. This is a reflection of our student population.

Multi-colored Rubiks Cube with different identity categories in each box, ie. Gender, Ability, etc.

External Resources