Stereotype threat refers to being at risk of confirming, as a self-characteristic, a negative stereotype about one’s social group (Steele & Aronson, “Stereotype Threat and the Intellectual Test Performance of African Americans”).
Godsil, et al. “Addressing Implicit Bias, Racial Anxiety, and Stereotype Threat in Education and Health Care
Steele, “Thin Ice: Stereotype Threat and Black College Students”
Steele, Whistling Vivaldi: How Stereotypes Affect Us and What We Can Do
Tatum, “Why Are All The Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?”: A Psychologist Explains the Development of Racial Identity
University of Arizona, “Stereotype Threat Overview”
Harvard University, Project Implicit
Khan Academy, “Stereotypes, Stereotype Threat, and Self Fulfilling Prophecy”
Adichie, “The Danger of a Single Story”
The following presentations were designed for professional development at Washington State University. For information on how to use these materials, please contact us.
Triana, “Teaching without Deficit”
Plemons, “Math Stereotype Threat and First Gen”
Plemons, “Stereotype Threat Theory and Responding to Student Writing”