Developing Radical Liberatory Praxis Through Critical Transgressive Education

  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • What part do culture and history play in the formation of our individual and collective identities?
  • How do our intersecting identities shape our perspectives and the way we experience the world?
  • What is the difference between feeling proud and feeling superior?
  • How do we remain true to ourselves as we move in and out of different communities, cultures and contexts?
  • How do power and privilege change the way we express and present ourselves?
  • What privilege do people have based on their identity?
  • How could one person’s identity threaten another person’s rights?
  • How does struggle help define who we are?
  • How do our similarities and differences impact the relationships we have with people inside and outside our own identity groups?
  • What do we gain when we learn about the lived experiences of other people?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • What are the challenges of celebrating what we have in common while also honoring our differences?
  • How do we connect in meaningful ways with people who are different from us?
  • What is the relationship between diversity and inequality?
  • How are rights understood and valued differently across cultures?
  • Why do some people choose to avoid those who are different? Why do others seek diversity?
  • How do different people or groups represent and express their power?
  • What does it mean to say that there is strength in diversity?
  • What problems arise when we relate to people as members of a group, rather than as unique individuals?
  • What is the difference between individual bias and structural inequality?
  • How do power and privilege shape the relationships people have with each other as well as with institutions?
  • How do bias and injustice affect the future?
  • How can the lived experiences of individuals reflect social inequities?
  • What is the relationship between prejudice and membership?
  • What shared beliefs have inspired social justice movements in history?
  • What is solidarity and why is it important to social movements?
  • How does power determine access and opportunity?
  • How is empathy a seed of social action?
  • Does everyone have an equal responsibility to stand up to injustice?
  • How can we effectively interrupt biased speech when we hear it?
  • Why is it important to stand up to injustice when those around you do not?
  • What responsibility does an individual have to make society better?
  • To what extent is collective action necessary to defeat injustice?
  • What factors are important to consider when choosing whether or not to speak up in the face of injustice?
  • How do our various group identities shape us as individuals?
  • Do our obligations to ourselves require us to stand up for others?
  • How can individuals learn to talk about injustice and remain civil?
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  • What can we do to create a safe and welcoming place for all children?
  • How we can ensure that every student know that they are valued and respected?
  • How can we avoid gender stereotyping and end bullying?
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    Social Justice Domains

    Celebrating LGBTQ Pride Month With TT Grants

    Across the country, TT grantees are doing inspiring work in their classrooms, schools and communities. This LGBTQ pride month, TT Grants Manager Jey Ehrenhalt takes a look at some of the ways TT grants are funding projects that support, sustain and celebrate LGBTQ students.


  • Can words about identity hurt people?
  • How can I live, work and play with others when we have differences?
  • How can I be proud of who I am and celebrate others?
  • How do I get to know others and allow others to get to know all of me?
  • What does it mean to feel good about myself and how can I express that I like who I am?
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    Social Justice Domains