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1Part 1: Explain why it is important to have a curriculum in art that accommodates diverse learners. For some people, the term ‘diverse learners’ conjures the image of students who are learning disabled. Yet for a teacher, this image is an outmoded mindset (Broderick, T. (2017, March 2)). All students benefit when accommodations are made. Accommodations do not fundamentally alter or lower expectations or standards in the level of instruction, content, or performance criteria. Fordiverse learners, changes are made in the instructional delivery method, assessment method, or both to enable the student to have access to the same learning and equal opportunity to demonstrate learning. Art instruction not only helps children with the development of motor skills, language skills, social skills, decision-making, risk-taking, and inventiveness, but also provides challenges for learners at all levels. Art education connects students with their own culture as well as the world in general.An inclusive art room is developed when a teacher takes into consideration the needs of allstudents. The teacher ensures students of all backgrounds are not only tolerated and respected but are actively included in the classroom environment and curriculum. Art, in particular, provides teachers a unique opportunity to give positive representation to diverse populations. Teachers can incorporate
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Broderick, Visual impairment, Classroom of Diverse Learners