EDUO 9762: Teaching Life’s Essentials – Tolerance

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    Introduction

    Welcome to EDUO 9762. This class was created as part of a seven course series entitled Teaching Life’s Essentials. The other courses in the series are:

    • EDUO 9756 Happiness
    • EDUO 9757 Compassion
    • EDUO 9758 Curiosity
    • EDUO 9759 Resilience
    • EDUO 9760 Growth Mindset
    • EDUO 9761 Inspiration

    Isn’t it true that great teachers are born not made? We say “not at all”. With the guidance of the courses in this series, you can take your teaching to a new level; one that brings the highest degree of satisfaction to yourself and your students. Great teachers are remembered not for the knowledge they impart but for the way they encourage and lift their students’ achievement, not just in a subject, but in the important skills of living a fulfilling life. These skills of happiness, of inspiration, compassion, curiosity and resilience are essential for both the learner and the teacher. This course will bring research to inform along with techniques and activities to imbue your delivery of required curriculum with the essence of greatness-both yours and your students’.

    Teaching Life’s Essentials – Tolerance

    Course Description

    This course demonstrates that tolerance can best be taught by bringing people together and having them work with each other. Since this isn’t always possible, many materials and resources are presented to help teachers understand and promote fearlessly confronting intolerance, wherever it lies. Teachers are in one of the best places in society to foster tolerance.

    Course Goal

    Make teachers aware of resources avilable to them to teach tolerance; show how to make use of them. Dominican University of California – Teaching Life’s Essentials – Tolerance EDUO 9762

    Course Objectives

    The teacher will:
    1. Read and study given website resources that will help them teach tolerance.
    2. Plan how to make use of teaching tolerance resources.
    3. Bring students together by having them work with each.
    4. Communicate with other teachers about teaching tolerance.

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    Instructor

    Kathy Vining

    B.S., M.Ed., Admin; Certificate in Equity & Urban Education

    38 years in K-12 and post-secondary education, AVID teacher, Path Specialist, Multicultural Specialist. AVID staff developer, Equity trainer, REACH facilitator, Equity/TitleIX/Section 504 Compliance, Officer. My goal is to support teachers as they strive to become more culturally responsive in order to meet the diverse needs of their students. I enjoy writing, painting, ATV’ing, camping, fishing, and other outdoor activities.