Identity Talk with Kwame Sarfo-Mensah – Disrupting Whiteness in Teacher Education
Conversation between Kwame Sarfo-Mensah and Dr. Picower as she shares her personal journey in education.
Harvard EdCast – Disrupting Whiteness in the Classroom
Bree Picower discusses how educators can push back against whiteness embedded in the curriculum and classroom.
Woke AF Daily with Danielle Moodie – Beyond Back to Normal
Danielle Moodie discusses how to build a better tomorrow with Reading, Writing, and Racism author Bree Picower and National LGBTQ Task Force Executive Director Kierra Johnson.
America to Me Real Talk Montclair Launches posted on April 5, 2020 by Rebecca Jones
“On the bill for speakers were Dr. Lloyd Talley, University of Michigan School of Social Work; MFEE Board Member Kamillah Knight; MSU Associate Professors Bree Picower and Tanya Maloney; and Vincent Deas, program director, New York City Men teach. Bess Nelly was the emcee.” Continue Reading.
New Urgency in ‘America to Me’ posted on June 19, 2020 by Rebecca Jones
“The initiative’s two facilitators, Montclair State University professors Dr. Tanya Maloney and Dr. Bree Picower, then hosted a panel discussion with “America to Me” series subjects — former assistant principal of Oak Park River Forest High School Dr. Chala Holland, teacher Jessica Stovall, and student Jada Buford.” Continue Reading.
MFEE To Kick Off Second Round of ‘America to Me: Real Talk Montclair’ on Sept. 30 posted on September 21, 2020 by the Baristanet Staff
“Watch Group participants engage in deep personal reflections around race and a broader understanding of systemic racial injustice using the films and other resources, like the podcast Nice White Parents, as common texts, and make connections to events in Montclair and the nation. At the September 30th event, Dr. Bree Picower and Dr. Tanya, Maloney, Montclair State University professors who co-created the curriculum and who train the Watch Group Leaders, will present an overview of the Watch Group process, and an invitation to sign-up to participate as a leader or member.” Continue Reading.
Educators Shed Light On Curriculum Inequities posted on January 31, 2019 by Lorinda Ruz
“Dr. Bree Picower and Dr. Paul Gorski led a discussion on curriculum inequities and social justice based curriculum as part of a larger series on “Excellence and Identity in Education.”, The event was sponsored by the Program in Educational Transformation, a 12 month experiential education masters program. The discussion was presented on Jan. 25 to a mix of undergraduate and graduate students, along with education professionals.” Continue Reading.
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Bree Picower: Teaching Whiteness posted to Facebook on April 24, 2017
“When black kindergarteners are being expelled at higher rates, is there something that teachers could be doing better? Turns out, white teachers and their non-white students may be communicating on different wavelengths. Listen to more from Montclair State University‘s Bree Picower in our second special episode on education and inequality, Degrees of Separation” Continue Reading.
Author connects education to social justice posted November 30, 2012 by Charlotte Pope
“As a teacher-educator, Picower teaches classes on social justice and social studies curriculum development design, and prepares her students to enter elementary school classrooms with a cultural consciousness. Her current focus lies in examining the role that teacher education plays in the development of political analysis. The goal is to create a greater awareness and sharper inquiry into the political nature of education among teachers.” Continue Reading.
What It Takes to Build an Anti-Racist Classroom posted January 27, 2021 by Bree Picower
“Disrupting Whiteness in teacher education requires an explicit, shared commitment among all stakeholders to center race and address racism. By Whiteness, I am not referring to white people per se—I am talking about ways of wielding power and privilege that maintain white supremacy.” Continue Reading.