The warm demander creating equity in the classroom

He didn’t know it, but this student was asking for his teacher to be more of a warm demander — a key strategy for creating equity in the classroom. Warm demanders are teachers who, in the words of author Lisa Delpit, “expect a great deal of their students, convince them of their own brilliance, and help them to reach their potential in a disciplined and structured environment.”

Source: The Warm Demander: An Equity Approach | Edutopia

I’ve never heard this term before, but it’s what I try to do in my classroom.

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