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Do you know why Equity Trumps Equality in Education?

In this powerful TedEd Student Talk, Olivia Chapman shares her thoughts on why pursuing equality in education can be an unfair and unnecessary goal. She explores the difference between equity and equality by explaining that the former speaks to fairness, which we need in education. In contrast, equality speaks much more to sameness which does not factor in different realities, opportunities, and impediments that students may have. So what does equity look like in the classroom? Watch the clip to find out.

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