Colorblind Education Is The Wrong Response: Article Analysis

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Dan French and Warren Simmons’s Education Week article titled “Colorblind Education is the ‘Wrong Response’” describes how teachers have neglected to inform themselves and embrace the different racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds of their students. French and Simmons argue against teachers taking a “colorblind” approach in classrooms. This “colorblind” approach involves teachers ignoring the racial and ethnic differences in the classroom in order to stimulate racial tranquility. According to French and Simmons, this ultimately causes “students of color, their experiences, and their perspectives to become “invisible” in the classroom”. Teachers should take more initiative towards exploring their student’s cultural backgrounds in order to
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