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RD Program Lesson 1 – Group A

Today marked the beginning of the Respecting Diversity Program in one my school’s Kindergarten classes. I will be working in collaboration with the classroom teacher, who is also learning about the program and who was interested in trying it out with her students. Although I am already halfway through the program with Group B (a Grade 4 class), this group… Continue reading RD Program Lesson 1 – Group A

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RD Program – Getting Started

I talked about the RD (Respecting Diversity) Program by Jennifer Katz in a prior post, and have been anxious to get started on this program with my students ever since. It is finally happening! In an effort to reflect on, document and share the process, I will be sharing my thoughts on the program and the process here… Continue reading RD Program – Getting Started

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Building Respect for Diversity Through Multiple Intelligences

I have long been interested in Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences, and over the years as a teacher I have shared this interest with my students. A unit that I used to take on with my grade 7 and 8 students (back when I was in the classroom) called Learning to Learn, had the students exploring and reflecting about… Continue reading Building Respect for Diversity Through Multiple Intelligences