How do you deal with students that are openly racist?

…and they won’t stop making terribly offensive remarks…

  1. workcat answered: Always challenge them, try asking group to comment on effect of person’s remarks. In UK its legislated, acas.org.uk
  2. roxannewright answered: i would explain it on an emotional level. try to get them to feel empathy for the situation. I would also explain the history behind it.
  3. anonymouseprettyplease answered: Be openly non-racist and don’t stop making accepting, kind remarks.
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  6. estrellaonella answered: you can always do put-them-in-their-shoes kind of activities,depends.. who are you dealing with? kids? youth?
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  9. ace-24 answered: play the blue eye, brown eye game
  10. an-octoplus answered: Give him or her and all others in class of the same race reduced privileges and explain why. Or discriminate on some other trait: gender?
  11. vita-morte answered: Anything that is discriminatory should not be tolerated. However, there should be an attempt to educate them on why they shouldn’t say that.
  12. gigifoundatardis reblogged this from revolutionizeed and added:
    I’ve told students before, “What you just said/did was racist, and I won’t allow that in my room.” They’ve never...
  13. willworkforwords reblogged this from adventuresofastudentteacher and added:
    I’ve seen a teacher have the student write a sincere apology to the victim of the racism/racist remark, a letter to...
  14. erichnpitcher answered: I set ground rules at the beginning of my classes, remind students that our words can wound, best I can do.
  15. elsonpye answered: if they are american thier is no hope.
  16. nobodysgf answered: i just say “i really hope no one treats you like that .”
  17. evandomingo answered: Be honest and mature, tell them to stop being an asshole. One day they will come to you for help and thats when they will understand.
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    Tell that student to stand up in front of the entire class and tell him/her to:“Get it all out- be as offensive as you’d...
  19. dresdendoll1944 reblogged this from adventuresofastudentteacher and added:
    Warn them, pull em out for a conference in the hall, parent call, referral. Then parent conference if all that didn’t do...
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  21. teachingtotransform said: Are you talking about white kids saying racist comments?
  22. ichigoli answered: theoretically, i’d like to try to incorperate it into a class discussion, explore WHY they feel that way then make them research their target
  23. teachinginthemiddle answered: not allow it. ask them to leave, explain your reasoning, give meaningful work to try to correct it, repeat.
  24. anjimoto reblogged this from teaching-everydayisdifferent and added:
    Add “and homophobic” and you have my life in a nut shell…
  25. richyms answered: stop reminding them that there even is a thing such as race we are all equal
  26. adamlorran answered: I am a teacher and I try to clarify this issue. End you?
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  28. freddytheshadowninja answered: Punch them in the throat.
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