Cristina Rubio
How education can be improved? I think education would improve if teachers teach about diversity, respect, emotions and encourage their students to relate with all of the other classmates. For example, making different groups of work in which students can study together, help each other and expose their opinions and feelings about different topics. Once, I read about an interesting activity that did a teacher in her class. She asked her students to look for something special in their homes (a book, a draw, a photo…), write on a paper why that thing was important for them, and bring to the class. The next day, she asked her students to give her that things and then she divided up them among students. After that, each student started to talk about the feelings and thoughts that the thing inspired them. Finally, each student read about the thing they brought to the class. So, all of her students learnt to speak and to listen, and compared two different ways of see the same thing. I think activities like that can help to develop the view from different perspectives, the respect of other ways of understanding and to feel empathy for others. So, go to school wouldn’t be only learn about maths or other subjects, but learn about diversity and respect it.
Feb 20, 2021 4:29 PM
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How can education be improved? I think education would improve if teachers taught about diversity, respect, emotions and encouraged their students to relate with all of the other classmates. For example, making different groups in which students can study together, help each other and share their opinions and feelings about different topics. Once, I read about an interesting activity that a teacher did in her class. She asked her students to look for something special in their homes (a book, a draw, a photo…), write on a paper why that thing was important to them, and bring it to class. The next day, she asked her students to give her that things and then she divided up them among students. After that, each student started to talk about the feelings and thoughts that the thing inspired them. Finally, each student read about the thing they brought to the class. So, all of her students learned to speak and to listen, and compared two different ways of see the same thing. I think activities like that can help to see things from different perspectives, respect for other ways of understanding and to feel empathy for others. So, going to school wouldn’t be only to learn about maths or other subjects, but to learn about diversity and to respect it.
You write very well :) One problem, in North America anyway, is that the neighbourhoods that schools are in are not very diverse. So the students also tend to not be very diverse. My daughters went to one of the schools in my city where english as a second language is taught, so there was lots of diversity there. But in my experience, that is unfortunately not very common.
February 20, 2021
How can education be improved? I think education would improve if teachers teach about diversity, respect, emotions and encourage their students to relate to all of their other classmates. For example, making groups in which students can study together, help each other and exchange their opinions and feelings about different topics. Once, I read about an interesting activity that a a teacher did in her class. She asked her students to look for something special in their homes (a book, a draw, a photo…), write on a paper why that thing was important for them, and bring to the class. The next day, she asked her students to give her the things and then she divided up them among students. After that, each student started to talk about the feelings and thoughts that the thing inspired them. Finally, each student read about the thing they brought to the class. So, all of her students learnt to speak and to listen, and compared two different ways of see the same thing. I think activities like that can help to develop the view from different perspectives, the respect of other ways of understanding and to feel empathy for others. So, going to school wouldn’t be only be learning maths or other subjects, but learning about diversity and how to respect it.
Very thoughtful piece of work, well done
February 20, 2021
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