Hi all, I’m currently working on a project I’m calling “Flip Cards”, and I’d love to get some feedback from teachers, educators, and other savvy individuals as I go about it. If you’d like to sign up for notifications about the project, or to offer your help/expertise, you can do so via the Google form link. :)
Flip Cards will be a deck of full-colour playing cards designed to help senior school students analyse texts from a social justice perspective. The cards are intended to encourage students to think about issues of inequality and typecasting by “flipping” certain elements in their assigned reading texts.
The product will incorporate:
-52 playing cards divided into four thematic suits
Questions to help students consider issues of gender, class, ethnicity, heternormativity, ableism and stigma
-A “timeline” design element on the picture side of the card presenting students with historically significant figures, quotes, or subversive/non-normative images and icons.
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