Overcoming Bias – Program Breakdown
- #EverydayBookCovers: Teens explore and share stories about a time they made an assumption about someone based on information they chose to focus on, that they later realized was wrong.
- #EverydayLocalContact: Teens explore and share stories about a specific moment where something they learned challenged their bias about someone who is different than them.
- #EverydayGlobalDiversity: Teens explore and share stories find a news article or other piece of media about another country. Students write a script of an imagined conversation between them and someone from another country.
- #EverydayAction: Teens commit to taking action by designing a SMARTIE Goal to interrupt bias in themselves or others.
- Participants will consider the aspects of a person that they pay attention to when they meet a new person.
- Learn the differences between selection bias and confirmation bias.
- Learn about the Ladder of Inference and explore the ways they go up the Ladder of Inference.
- Consider who they frequently come into contact with in their local communities and who they’ve been taught to trust and fear.
- Know how stories help us connect to one another across distance and difference.
- Discover how diverse their universe is through an activity.
- Learn about implicit biases.
- Consider media representation and the media’s influences on their everyday lives.
- Examine media bias and the ways that it can influence their perceptions of others.
- Learn how to interrupt and confront bias in themselves and others.
- Video content
- Learning checks
- Audio narration
- Youth narration
- Story Share assignments
- Global repository of stories
This course aligns to:
- United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals
- Asia Society Global Competencies
- 21st Century Skills
- CASEL’s Social Emotional Learning
ASIA SOCIETY GLOBAL COMPETENCIES
|Investigate the world|
21ST CENTURY SKILLS
|Critical Thinking and Problem Solving|
Creativity and Innovation
Flexibility and Adaptability
Initiative and Self-Direction
Productivity and Accountability
Leadership and Responsibility
CASEL SOCIAL & EMOTIONAL LEARNING
Responsible Decision Making
UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
|Goal 4: Quality Education|
Goal 5: Gender Equality
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
Goal 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions
Goal 17: Helping governments and stakeholders make the SDGs a reality