Septmeber 7 Social Justice

Septmeber 7 Social Justice - Kelsey Norris EFND 2120...

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Kelsey Norris EFND 2120 Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Justice - Equality for all should be of paramount importance in curricula. - Schooling can provide the knowledge, skills, and dispositions to help students from diverse groups learn. - Attitudes and values necessary for the continuation of a democratic society can be promoted in schools. - Implies that there are some injustices questions political agendas. - Attempt by educators to teach their students about ways to improve society…make it happier and more equal for people! Advantages that many diverse students bring to the classroom: - Cultural differences have strength and value - Schools should be models for human rights and respect for differences. 4 components of Social Justice: 1. It challenges misconceptions and stereotypes that lead to or maintain structural inequality and discrimination based on race, social class, gender, and other differences - Example: focuses on social inequalities that are maintained by social institutions. 2. It provides all students with the resources necessary to learn to their full potential.
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2011 for the course EFND 2120 taught by Professor Briandotts during the Fall '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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