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52 resources with the concept accepting others

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Random Acts of Kindness: Understanding Others

For Teachers 7th Standards
The beginning of a more tolerant world begins with the younger generation. Seventh graders work on empathy, listening skills, and demonstrating respect with a short series of lessons about understanding their peers and others in their...
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From Child to Adult

For Teachers 8th
There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...
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Promoting Disability Awareness and Acceptance in Childhood

For Teachers K - 12th
Create a safe and respectful school environment with the help of this special education teaching guide. Offering dozens of instructional ideas and activities for raising awareness and acceptance of children with disabilities, this is a...
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Puzzle Piece Project and Autism Awareness Month

For Students K - 12th Standards
Looking for ways to include your class members in Autism Awareness Month? Use a packet that provides several opportunities to include the student body in an important campaign. 
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Teaching Tolerance: Accepting and Embracing Differences

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Since the attacks on September 11th, people have become less accepting of others that are different. By reading picture books that focus on teaching tolerance, learners learn how to accept and respect people's differences. 
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Educating Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Three mini units make up one large unit designed to explore multiculturalism and encourage cultural identity. Each lesson sparks thoughtful discussion, critical thinking, and are equipped with activities and assignments geared to...
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Using Picture Books to Teach the Habits of Mind

For Teachers K - 8th Standards
Foster a healthy and kind classroom community with a series of literary lessons focused on the habits of mind. Each activity features a picture book that shares a literary theme with one or more of the habits of mind.
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Taking Visual Impairment to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
What is the world like when you can't see, or when your vision is impaired? Learn about how Lisa communicates with the world around her with Taking Visual Impairment to School by Rita Whitman Steingold. Learners answer discussion...
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Rolling Along

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Kindness and empathy can be as important as reading comprehension skills, especially for younger learners. Reinforce both with a instructional activity based on Rolling Along: The Story of Taylor and His Wheelchair by Jamee Riggio...
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Looking Out for Sarah

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Perry the dog is Sarah's best friend and her guide to the visual world. Young readers learn about guide dogs and communication with Looking Out for Sarah by Glenna Lang, through a series of discussion questions and activities.
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Can You Hear a Rainbow?

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about compassion and empathy with Jamee Riggio Heelan's Can You Hear a Rainbow? As kids read about Chris, a boy who is deaf, they discuss the things he likes to do, as well as the ways he communicates with the world.
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Stand in My Shoes

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Stand in My Shoes, a story by Bob Sornson, is an effective way to teach young learners about empathy and making friends. Once pupils read through the story, they answer a series of discussion questions and complete reading activities...
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A Picture Book of Louis Braille

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach kids about the beginnings of the Braille writing system with a lesson about Louis Braille. A series of discussion questions guide young readers though A Picture Book of Louis Braille by David A. Adler, and once they finish the...
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Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Help to create the next generation of friends with a lesson about accepting people who are different. As kids read Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon, they answer a series of discussion questions and activities about making friends with others.
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Taking Down Syndrome to School

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Teach your class about the ways they can befriend and understand people who are different from them with a reading comprehension instructional activity. As youngsters read Taking Down Syndrome to School by Jenna Glatzer, they answer a...
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Don't Laugh at Me

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
You can prevent bullying in your classroom by addressing kindness, empathy, and acceptance with your littlest learners early on. After reading Don't Laugh at Me by Steve Seskin and Allen Shamblin, kids discuss the ways that words can...
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Don't Call Me Special

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Introduce young learners to the idea of disabilities and making friends with children who are different than they are. Using Don't Call Me Special - A First Look at Disability by Pat Thomas, learners are guided through the new vocabulary...
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Using the Charter of Rights and Freedoms to Examine Issues of Discrimination

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students consider how discrimination hampers individual rights. In this diversity lesson, analyze the "Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms." Students then explore provided case studies and use the charter to aid them in classroom...
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Resolving a Cross-Cultural Misunderstanding

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the concept of cross-cultural misunderstandings. In this communication lesson, students read a scenario involving communication misunderstandings and discuss cultural perspectives.
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Race, Religion, and Culture

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Accepting others as individuals regardless of differences in appearances, languages, and interests is an important life skill for youngsters to acquire. The activities provided in this resource will support learners as they explore the...
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Test Yourself for Hidden Bias

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine their own hidden bias. In this diversity lesson, students link to an Internet website to test their own stereotypes and prejudices. Students discuss how bias is perpetuated in society and determine what they can to about...
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The Crayon Box that Talked: Welcoming Indviduality

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Just like a box of crayons, every child has a special way of contributing to the greater picture.
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Confronting the -Isms

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students keep "Mindwatch" diaries to chart their own prejudices and stereotypes. In this social justice lesson, students monitor their own reactions to people who are different from themselves. Students identify and discuss patterns of...
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Children's March Teacher's Guide, Activity 6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore the role of gender in the Civil Rights Movement. In this Children's March instructional activity, students watch "Mighty Time: The Children's March" and respond to the provided discussion questions that accompany it....