Our students are unique because of the diversity found in our classroom. I currently teach inclusion and regular geometry with my co-teacher, Ms. B!
My classroom is a place for diverse students to learn and grow into young adults with the skills to thrive in our ever-developing world.
These students come from a variety of cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Our school is almost all low income, with students from all around the world. Thirty-nine percent of our students are English Language Learners as well. We have been named the most diverse school in the state of Arkansas. Our goal is to provide every possible advantage for our students to develop the skills necessary to become as successful as they can be, regardless of how their disabilities may try to hinder them.
May is Asian American and Pacific Islander month. In the past, this celebration has often been overlooked in many schools. As educators, we aim to inspire young men and women to accomplish great things. Our student population is nearly 10% Asian American and Pacific Islander yet we have few things in our classroom represented our student's identity. In an effort to do so, we intend to create a display in our classroom of books focused on the visibility of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community through books written by and about Asian American and Pacific Islander people.
We intend for every young person that enters our classroom to leave with equitable respect for people and belief in their ability to achieve great things.
By providing these books as resources to our students, we hope to help our students see themselves in our classroom. We want students to feel accepted for who they are and know that they have a place in our school community.
The books we have requested are varying reading levels and lengths to accommodate our students that are represented in our classroom.
By supporting our project, you can help our students feel represented in our classroom.
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