It is important for teachers to reflect on their own views as they strive to build an inclusive classroom environment. They should put themselves in the students' place in order to gain a perspective on how it feels to be in their class.Source:
Shawna De La Rosa, Education DIVE, September 12, 2019Description:
Cultivating social awareness in the classroom requires teachers to first take a look at themselves and focus on how to develop a mindful and reflective mindset, learning designer and author Raquel Rios writes for Edutopia. A "learning designer," Rios said it’s not so much about understanding learning disabilities, race, class, language barriers or other characteristics; it’s about teachers learning how to put themselves into the classroom’s social environment and then thoughtfully respond to their students.Read the full article here!