Recycling in the Classroom

CREATING AN ALL-INCLUSIVE CULTURE

Creating an inclusive culture in education results in a better environment overall. It creates a safe space for students and families, and benefits them in many ways.

Being inclusive means being intentional with organizing materials, events, literature, and other educational materials, as well as changing the overall mission towards an equitable environment

CHECK YOUR UNCONSCIOUS BIASES

TAKE THE TESTS BELOW TO IDENTIFY DIFFERENT UNCONCIOUS BIASES YOU MAY HAVE

All-inclusive teaching includes

  1. Inclusive teachers express a positive attitude toward students’ families

  2. A welcoming environment promotes getting to know students and their backgrounds

  3. Curriculum materials must represent a diverse array of cultures and lifestyles

  4. Instructional strategies allow for a student’s first language but also promote development of English language skills

  5. Inclusive instruction allows for some student choice in topics and content

  6. Teachers must take time to reflect on their implicit biases

  7. School events are inclusive are not single culture/lifestyle based