Review the media segment “diversity and equity work: lessons

 

Review the media segment “Diversity and Equity Work: Lessons Learned.” Focus on the three key themes of this conversation:

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The “lessons” each of the three early childhood professionals and  visionaries learned from their deeply engaged scholarly and practical  commitment to diversity, equity and social justice
The personal characteristics/dispositions each believe to be exceptionally significant and supportive of their diversity work
The role of passion in their work

Consider your responses to the following questions:

What are the three most significant “lessons” learned  from studying issues related to diversity, equity, and social justice in  this course—and what makes them significant?
Which personal characteristics/dispositions do I consider to  be my most valuable asset for my work with children and families from  varied backgrounds—and for what reason(s)?
Thinking about the statement, made by one of the panelists, “the  passion comes from the vision”: What is your interpretation of this  statement, and in what way(s), if any, can you relate to the connection  implied between professional passion and a vision regarding diversity?

I work with children in the elementary setting, Title I PreK classroom