Inclusion as a Jewish Value: How and Why | Gratz College

Inclusion as a Jewish Value: How and Why

(GRADES: 5-12)
Jewish sacred texts address how to treat people with differences, teach students who may need extra support, and recognize the humanity in all individuals. This course explores the types of disabilities that teachers might encounter. Participants will learn specific strategies to transform Jewish educational environments into inclusive spaces that serve students of all abilities and reduce disability stigma. Additionally, participants will discover ways to implicitly and explicitly teach students that inclusion is a Jewish value. This course will empower and support educators and communities working to raise awareness and foster inclusion of people with disabilities and mental health conditions.

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Semester Information: 
Summer A: June 1