Valuing Diversity and Appreciating Differences (Part 2 of a 2-part Series)

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The goal of this 2-part series is to expand participants' awareness and appreciation of cultural diversity in adult education.

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Valuing Diversity and Appreciating Differences (2-part series)

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The goal of this 2-part series is to raise awareness about the diversity in adult education using two different lenses: a.) through a model of cross-cultural paradigms; and b.) through the eyes of students with learning challenges. At the end of this 2-part series, participants will gain an appreciation of the differences among staff and students and reflect on what their new learning/insights compel them to change and how they plan to implement them into their own practice.


Session 2: Looking at Challenges Through a Pupil's Lens

Description: In the second session of this series, participants will review in-depth Rick Lavoie’s teachings on the frustrations, anxieties, and tensions that every learning disabled learner undergoes so they gain a better understanding of the learner’s struggles, develop more compassion and empathy, and be more open to exploring ways to accommodate their special needs.

Audience: Program Managers, Teachers, Counselors

Facilitator: Be Jensen


Photo Release: This event may be recorded and photographed for non-profit purposes including use in print, on the internet, and all other forms of media. All audience members agree to the possibility of appearing on these recordings by virtue of attending the event or participating in the event.


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