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Resources I will use in my classroom to support diversity

7 Ways to Support Diversity in the Classroom [With Examples] | Prodigy Math Blog

Promoting a school culture that values diversity in the classroom will benefit your students for the rest of their lives — here's how to get started. 
I will use this article to help me identify way that I can support my diverse students. This semester we learned how important it is to recognize and support different diverse students by understanding how important our culture is.

In today’s ever-changing culture and political climate, diversity is a topic on everyone’s mind and in just about every media outlet on any given day. Students are being exposed to diversity more and more, in both good ways and bad, due to recent happenings in the US that have been heavily publicized. As diversity becomes more prevalent across the nation, how do we, as a culture, prepare the next generation to embrace diversity and handle it in a socially responsible and mature way? While big conversations about diversity and differences amongst people should happen at home, the classroom is a great place to begin the conversation and to educate students on diversity. Initiating discussions about tolerance, awareness, and the importance of diversity within the safety of a classroom will provide many benefits for your students both now and in the future.
I will use this in my classroom to give a clear definition as to what diversity is. In class we learned how students are exposed on the daily to different types of diversity.

Diversity in the Classroom | Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning

Diversity is a term that can have many different meanings depending on context. This module will not offer a comprehensive definition of the term, instead, this module will highlight two key areas related to diversity:
I will use this in class to identify how diversity affects the classroom and provide practical tips for promoting an inclusive classroom. In class we learned how everyone views everyone differently and has their own opinion.

Why diversity in classrooms matters | Parenting

Diversity teaches tolerance and prepares children to navigate an increasingly multicultural future. I will use this in my class to teach students about ways to bring up diversity. In class we learned about why it is so important to discuss diversity and accept it into the classroom.

This link gives you five ways to promote diversity in the classroom. I will use this in my classroom as a little guide to help me with diversity. In class we learned different ways to help promote diversity so this many be more techniques I can use.

30 Children's Books About Diversity That Celebrate Differences | Book Riot

30 children's books about diversity, whether you're a parent trying to raise an accepting kid or a teacher trying to create an inclusive classroom!
I would use book 4, "Lovely" because it teaches kids that there are many different types of people in the world. People of different races, sexual orientation, etc. In class we learned that its okay to be diverse and express that.

This book is explaining to people that there is no real difference between us as humans, but individually we have characteristics that make us different.
I would use this in class as a reading assignment so my children can learn about diversity. In class we learned that we need to respect eachother.

Celebrating Diversity in the Classroom

Diversity EDCU 5380 - Rutherford
This video celebrates diversity.
I would make my students watch the video so they can better understand how to handle diversity.
We used to watch videos in class similar to this.

Teaching Children about Diversity | Bright Horizons®

Here are some tips and resources to help parents and teachers to encourage children to value diversity.
Parents can use this to help teach their children how to value diversity.
In class we would always talk about ways to help our students understand diversity.

A Tale of Two Teachers | Melissa Crum | TEDxColumbusWomen

Dr. Melissa Crum is an artist, education consultant and diversity practitioner who works with many educators in urban schools. She noticed that many teachers...
I can show my other teachers this so they can see ways to help with diversity
I always loved watching real videos in class, they share a personal connection.