Dr. Ilana Redstone: Teaching & Treating Tribalism

Dr. Ilana Redstone, founder of Diverse Perspectives Consulting, professor of sociology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, fellow at Heterodox Academy, and co-author of Unassailable Ideas: How Unwritten Rules and Social Media Shape Discourse in American Higher Education, joins us in the Teacher’s Lounge to dissect the issue of thought-dichotomies in the classroom. 

Why are students so polarized today? How do teachers assess the damage tribalism has done, and how do they go about encouraging freedom of thought and critical thinking? When is it time to unite or time to fight?

Check out the Beyond Bigots and Snowflakes series mentioned in the episode!

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Chalkboard Review, 2021.