Open Minds to Equality

Open Minds to Equality

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An educator's sourcebook of activities to help students understand and change inequalities based on race, gender, class, age, language, sexual orientation, physical/mental ability, and religion. The activities also promote respect for diversity and interpersonal equality among students, fostering a classroom that is participatory, cooperative, and democratic. Learning activities are sequencedto build awareness and understanding. First, students develop skills for building trust, communication, and collaboration. Second, they learn to recognize stereotypes and discrimination and explore their presence in people's lives and in institutions. Finally, students create changes, gaining self-confidence and experiencing collective responsibility. This book is an essential resource for teachers, leaders in professional development, and curriculum specialists.A Sourcebook of Learning Activities to Affirm Diversity and Promote Equity Nancy Schniedewind, Ellen Davidson. Flake, Sharon. Money-Hungry. New York: Hyperion, 2001. The story of a 13-year-old girl desperate for money who finds thatanbsp;...

Title:Open Minds to Equality
Author:Nancy Schniedewind, Ellen Davidson
Publisher:Rethinking Schools - 2006-01-01


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