creativity_n_culrural_relevance and teaching_equaly_and_with_equity

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It can be difficult for students in any class to understand the importance of equity in their classroom. “It’s not fair!” is a common reaction from students who observe other students getting benefits that they did not receive. For example, some students with specific learning disabilities may receive additional time to complete assignments. Wardle (2013) points out a clear distinction between equality and equity noting that “A colorblind approach is one that treats everyone exactly the same with no regard to race, ethnicity, ability/disability, sexual orientation, gender, social class, and so on” and that Implicit in this [culturally relevant] approach is that all aspects of the school need to adjust and change to enable students from varied backgrounds to succeed academically. The popular colorblind approach, however, proposes a very different view of equal education for all students (p. ). This discussion asks you to reflect on the importance of valuing equity over equality in the

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NameProfessorCourseDateEquity and EqualityAny teacher should strive for equity while passing instructions to his students. This is because there is a great difference between equality and equity. Equality implies that every student receives the same treatment without considering their individual needs. On the other hand equity ensures that every students needs are considered and students all considered individually (Lundy, 2008). When a teacher uses equity in his classroom, students are taken to have the same education quality but their individual differences such as home life and learning styles are taken into account.Teaching equitable is mostly vital in urban education. This style of teaching requires that a teacher considers privilege and unfair disadvantage that is associated with race in classroom setting. Learners should not experience subpar education but unfortunately urb

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