3 minute read 18 Aug 2020
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How can you unlock the transformative power of belonging?

Authors

Ken Bouyer

EY Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting

Diversity and inclusion evangelist. Life goal is to inspire others. Born and raised NYer. Frequent D&I spokesperson. Husband and father. Golf enthusiast.

Catherine Banks

Director, EY Foundation and EY Academic Resource Center

Driver of change for greater good. Passionate about inclusiveness and innovation. Amateur technologist. Lifelong learner. Power tool lover…both at work and at home!

3 minute read 18 Aug 2020

In a virtual world, how can intentional inclusiveness leverage differences to achieve better results?

As virtual education sweeps the nation, creating digital classroom experiences where everyone feels they belong and are valued is increasingly critical to supporting student success.  EY’s Tips for an Inclusive Virtual Classroom offers faculty and facilitators practical resources that can help keep students connected and engaged.  This guide includes steps for preparing to lead an online class, ideas for building an inclusive virtual classroom, and tips for overcoming technology challenges. For access to additional free curriculum resources designed exclusively for use in nonprofit, higher education, read more about the EY Academic Resource Center.

Summary

Many schools will be opening virtually this school year, but belonging can still be achieved in a digital setting. We have compiled several tips to promote inclusion and belonging when holding classes in a digital environment.

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Authors

Ken Bouyer

EY Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting

Diversity and inclusion evangelist. Life goal is to inspire others. Born and raised NYer. Frequent D&I spokesperson. Husband and father. Golf enthusiast.

Catherine Banks

Director, EY Foundation and EY Academic Resource Center

Driver of change for greater good. Passionate about inclusiveness and innovation. Amateur technologist. Lifelong learner. Power tool lover…both at work and at home!