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Inquiry on Down Syndrome

In EDUC 409 – Specialization for Inclusive Education, I was required to do an inquiry project on a disability or disorder that we may encounter in our classroom.  I chose to learn more about Down syndrome because I had worked with … Continue reading

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Addressing Heterosexism and Homophobia in Elementary School

In EDUC 407 – Diversity in Learning, we have been discussing how to make our classrooms a safe and caring place for LGBT youth.  I was interested in exploring how we should address the topic of heterosexism and homophobia in … Continue reading

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An Inspiring Young Woman

I braved the cold and snow today to support Julie Macdonald run her leg of the Rick Hansen Relay.  Julie is a remarkable young woman who wanted to do something to raise awareness about spinal cord injuries after a close … Continue reading

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