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Session Number:
D27
Time:
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Room Number:
TH373
Speaker:
Pamela Dos Ramos
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Curriculum Focus:

Grade Level:
DIV III, DIV IV,
Title:
Our World, Our Communities, Our Classrooms: Embracing Diverse Perspectives
Topic:
Classrooms are dynamic environments for truly embracing multiple perspectives. Students from diverse backgrounds bring multiple worldviews. Gain practical tools to appreciate them.
Summary:
Our classrooms have become dynamic environments for learning about multiple ways of being in the world. This session will provide some practical tools for understanding and talking about cultural diversity in your classrooms, schools and communities. In 75 minutes we can only begin to touch on cultural diversity and its impact because learning about/embracing diversity is a lifelong process it is a way of being in the world. Our goals for today are to facilitate what might be a beginning for some of you or continuation for others, some methods of understanding and addressing cultural diversity in your classrooms, schools, communities and lives.
Biography:
Pamela Dos Ramos, M.A. Ph.D., and Brenda Johnston, M.A. are Human Rights Educators for the Alberta Civil Liberties Research Centre. They do presentations at schools and create resources for the Centre.
 

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