Create inclusive educational environments that benefit ALL learners! As schools become more diverse with students of differing abilities and needs, this self-reflective and action-oriented guide helps you create and support more inclusive schools and classrooms that intentionally educate all students. Using the Five Essential Elements of Cultural Proficiency as a roadmap, this book presents: • Students’ learning differences as just that – differences rather than deficits • Strategies that show you how to break though the common barriers to culturally proficient and inclusive schooling • Assessments that gauge your awareness and show you how to best serve every student’s needs
Chapter 7: Managing the Dynamics of Diversity Through Collaboration, Creative Problem Solving, and Conflict Management
Managing the Dynamics of Diversity Through Collaboration, Creative Problem Solving, and Conflict Management
The principle goal of education in the schools should be creating men and women who are capable of doing new things, not simply repeating what other generations have done; men and women who are creative, inventive, and discoverers, who can be critical and verify, and not accept, everything they are offered.
What thoughts, feeling, or emotions do you experience as you read this Jean Piaget quote? What’s your hunch about why we might begin this chapter on managing the dynamics of diversity through collaboration, role redefinition, creative problem solving, and ...