This article suggests five steps that will help you increase the feeling of belonging in your classroom. The lesson plan that is offered will help students understand and appreciate differences in themselves and in their classmates. These steps help to build a positive culture and climate in the classrooms.Source:
Shana V. White, Edutopia, October 9, 2019Description:
"the importance of ensuring that all students feel they can be themselves at school cannot be underestimated. Every day, our students are inundated with messages that magnify and expose the levels of hatred and injustice in our society. For marginalized students in particular, these dehumanizing behaviors make them feel “othered” or like outcasts. A good teacher makes an authentic connection with every student who walks through the door and makes them feel they belong."Read the full article here!