Understanding Diversity in Our Schools
Presented by Lori Hamilton, Assistant Director of Special Education, SE KS Education Service Center - Greenbush
Understanding diversity and respect for differences is important. Too often, differences make students anxious and/or become a focus for bully behavior. Given that teaching and learning rests on relationships, how we understand, manage and celebrate diversity matters! By not teaching respect for differences, ongoing teasing and bullying behavior will undermine a positive school climate, student learning and achievement and positive youth development. More and more schools and districts are invested in making their school community more inclusive for all students. (IL: Addresses social/emotional learning.
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