When you respect diversity in the classroom, you'll be able to create an atmosphere in which all participants can engage in active, collaborative learning and substantive discussions. Fostering an atmosphere of tolerance takes practice and preparedness.
In this activity we'd like you to explore how you would respond to actual situations that arose in other community college classrooms. Please read through the mini case studies, take a moment to reflect on how you might approach the situation, and then review our comments.
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