Making Space: Supporting Inclusive Classrooms

Event Date & Time

  • January 16, 2019
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Event Description

As TAs, we are tasked with teaching highly diverse groups of students from a wide range of backgrounds.  This may present some challenges but also opens up many opportunities for students. In this session, we will create strategies to quickly identify and mitigate potential obstacles to learning while supporting the positive benefits of diversity.  We will address this by looking at the perspectives of multiple students as well as our own.

Register and attend this workshop in order to complete the following theme(s):

  • Teaching and Learning Spaces
  • Teaching Skills

Facilitator: Natalie Westwood, Graduate Student Facilitator, CTLT

TA Institute

The TA Institute is open to any Graduate Student who is interested in teaching or TAing, and includes sessions on Teaching and Learning Theory, Scholarship, Classroom Strategies, Campus Climate, and Lesson Design. If you have interest in becoming a better TA, or get a head start preparing for teaching in your career, sign up for one or more of these 2 hour, interactive workshops.

This year, workshops in the TA institute are organized into 5 themes, and if you complete 3 workshops in a theme, and do the related pre & post institute online module, you are eligible for a letter of completion you can include in your Teaching Portfolio and C.V. These letters will include a brief description of any themes that you completed, and how the work you did in those themes supports your development as a teacher.

The themes are:


Venue Website:

2357 Main Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z4, CANADA