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Educational Supports: A Tool to Impact Lives

Some people leave an imprint on us that stays with us forever. If I ask you to take a couple of minutes to identify a…

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Nature’s Lessons on Classroom Diversity, Part 4

Adjusting techniques to needs Just as different plants need different nutrients and gardening techniques, different learners have different ways of learning and thrive under different…

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Nature’s Lessons on Classroom Diversity, Part 3

In addition to being thoughtful in how we label students (link to previous article), there are four basic principles from nature for managing diversity in…

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Nature’s Lessons on Classroom Diversity, Part 2

By looking to the garden, we can see many lessons on diversity, including lessons about the assumptions we make about students. Learners in the classroom…

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Nature’s Lessons on Classroom Diversity, Part 1

God’s book of nature has many lessons for us as educators, and one of its important lessons for us is about the importance of valuing…

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Tips for Embracing Diversity in the Virtual Class

“Embracing diversity leads to a community of learners who connect with each other without fear of discrimination or achieve their best possible outcomes.”

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Academic Dishonesty: Why Do Students Plagiarize?

“While some students knowingly choose to plagiarize, viewing plagiarism as simply an integrity issue is not helpful in many cases.”

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Embracing Diversity in the Virtual Class: Blended Learning in the Online Classroom

“Blended learning merges the best of both worlds by combining face-to-face learning and online learning.”

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Embracing Diversity in the Virtual Class: Types of Online Learners (Part 2)

“Since virtual learning classes may be comprised of learners from diverse cultures, it is essential for each learner to develop cultural sensitivities and avoid ethnocentric…

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Embracing Diversity in the Virtual Class: Types of Online Learners (Part 1)

“The aim of teachers is to ‘leave no one behind in the digital transformation journey,’ so we need to be careful in our pedagogical strategies.”

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Embracing Diversity in the Virtual Class: How Jesus Approached Diversity

“Christ reached people from all groups by focusing on the possibilities in each person.”

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Embracing Diversity in the Virtual Class: Importance of Embracing Diversity

“The fact that virtual learners do not all need to be in one room can create an increase in cultural, language, and learning-style diversity.”

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