Birth date: 10-30-1997
If I plan to succeed in this life I must be prepared for the unknown. Let go of all the
feeling of abandonment, and live for now. My mother abandoned us due to her own emotional
concerns. My father was not f
11 Unbelievably Insensitive (and Often
Racist) Holiday Advertisements
Published Monday, May 11, 2009 at 12:01:00 AM
This list was entirely inspired by this photo of a Wal-Mart Mother's Day special (as
pictured below, as #1). Sometimes, companies just make
The pig serves as a useful test of the personality traits of the drawer.
If the pig is drawn:
Toward the top of the paper, you are positive and optimistic.
Toward the middle, you are a realist.
Toward the bottom, you are pessimistic, and have a tendency t
Cultural Diversity and Academic Achievement
One of the most serious and explosive issues in the United States today is how to meet the
educational needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students. If current trends in educational
1) Participants will learn the names of each person in the class, group, or community, as well as
something about each person's background.
(2) Participants will have a greater understanding and appreciation for the diversity within the gr
When life hands you a lemon, peel it
We often think that teaching our children about diversity is a long and difficult task.
However as the following exercise shows, it can be as simple as peeling a lemon:
Gather a group of young childr
Individual Diversity Plan Outline
Show a real commitment
Set realistic goals
Take some initiative
Good idea Think of diversity and inclusiveness as a human endeavor, not as a
set of quantitative tables.
Tell your success stories
Activity: Mixed Messages
Divide participants into subgroups of about four to five participants in each.
participants that the objective of this activity is to practice strategies for
prejudice and oppression and using al
Diversity Activities and IceB r e a ke r s
Who I Am
This activity allows the learners to share their culture roots and to learn about each other.
12x24 paper for each learner
a variety of magazines (ones with lots of photos)
This activity requires 30-45 minutes.
Participants share their experiences as students, exploring different ways people are made to feel
"included" in and "excluded" from the learning process. Topics emerging from this activit
Benefits and Disadvantages Charter
June 10, 2010
Recent trends toward privatizing schools and relieving them of state requirements wrongly imply
that schools should mirror the desires of parents and ignore the public's interest in having citizens