Media plays a critical role in how we make sense of ourselves, others, and the world around us. On the episode, I reconnect with one of my favorite professors to unpack the concept of social justice education before we look at ways that we can disrupt privilege by incorporating media into the classroom.

Significant Quotes:

Outside of the Social Studies curriculum, the key place where we learn about people different than ourselves is the media.

Özlem Sensoy

Schooling is a political act; there is no neutral space in the classroom. So, acknowledging and responding to that is an important activity of the school space.

Özlem Sensoy

There are lots of things in our environment that are loaded with meaning, whether we believe in them or not.

Özlem Sensoy