|This course will highlight the beauty of individuality! Students will look at the diversity within their own schools with an emphasis on the LGBTQ community. They will examine why people have certain biases, with a highlight on homophobia. Strategies to promote key character education traits such as empathy, dignity, respect, patience and integrity will be discussed at length. The course will also focus on how to help a child who may be questioning their sexuality at any age level k-12. Additionally, discussion will focus on how to help a child who is being bullying because of their differences. Students will be able to bring back to their own classrooms valuable information and strategies to help foster a caring, nurturing environment.
This course is offered for In-Service credit or Graduate Credit through New England College.
ED 5990 G905
All: K – 12
|Credit Hours/Clock Hours||
3 Graduate or In-Service Credits / 45 CTLE Hours
|Summer 2020 Dates||
July 1 – July 31