Racialization and Racism in EducationNameInstitutional AffiliationDate
Racialization and Racism in Education
Racialization is the process by which a certain group of people are singled out from the rest and given a special and unique treatment due to real or perceived physical characteristics CITATION Shi15 l 1033 (Shirley & Kenneth, 2015). Racialization not only encompasses the physical attributes of various groups but also the expectations of behavior that are attached to such a group. Racialization later results to the creation of racial lines between the ones who are considered to be superior and the ones who are stigmatized causing conflicts CITATION RPS05 l 1033 (Solomon, Portelli, Daniel, & CampBell, 2005). Racialism exists in teacher educational programs in many ways.
One of the common challenges that face education in the urban areas is lack of preparation by the teachers to handle students from different races by gaining an understanding of their culture and race. In the modern society, the teachers enter the classroom with good planning skills ,classroom management and differentiated learning technology but they only lack one major item; the tools that they can use to address the issue of race and racism CITATION Shi15 l 1033 (Shirley & Kenneth, 2015). There is need for the urban educators to be trained on how they need to understand the inequ