Category Archives: Inclusion

Blog #5 Is feeling offended the cost of freedom?

I constantly wrestle between feeling/being offended or offending somebody vs the freedom of speech. At times, it feels that we are all walking on eggshells all the time. No matter what one says is probably going to “ruffle someone’s feathers.” On the other hand, who wants to be on the receiving end of some free …

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#5 How to choose your academic adviser

Oh, what a semester! I would like to thank Dr.Lee for making this semester great for us. I also would like to thank you all for sharing your thoughts and concerns on your blog posts and comments. I really enjoyed this class! I hope one day we will see each other in the classrooms. This […] Continue reading

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Blog #5: F*ck The Vote?

One of my earliest memories of politics was Barack Obama’s Speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention—or rather my mom’s reaction to his speech that July. I can remember her repeating his iconic phrase “There is not a liberal America or a conservative America but the United States of America” over and over again that …

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School’s Out For Summer (#5)

Those First Day Jitters Do you remember that feeling of the first day of school? -the excitement of getting to see your friends again; and the butterflies in your tummy in the hope that you all wound up in the same homeroom together?….It’s the last few days of summer, you have new sparkly pencils and […] Continue reading

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Blog #5 – Global Educational Disparity During COVID-19

The global educational system is facing a serious crisis with the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease. Preventive measures and interventions, such as social distancing and self-quarantine, to reduce the spread of coronavirus have triggered the extensive shutdown of schools in many countries. According to the UN, the disease has forced schools to shut down …

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Global Educational Disparity During COVID-19

The global educational system is facing a serious crisis with the rapid spread of the coronavirus disease. Preventive measures and interventions, such as social distancing and self-quarantine, to reduce the spread of coronavirus have triggered the extensive shutdown of schools in many countries. According to the UN, the disease has forced schools to shut down …

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Blog #5 The Narrative

As I become more aware of what diversity and inclusion is, as well as my role in it, it is fascinating (and disgusting) to realize how inherently racist our society is when it comes to commentary and actions related to different people of color. For my final blog, I want to discuss The Narrative, and …

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Blog Post #5, School Bullying

Bullying in schools has become a complicated international phenomenon. Whether schools are elementary or secondary, small or large, same-sex or mixed-sex, bullying behavior has spread and presents a threat to the well-being of students and the health of schools in countries around the world (Kennedy et al., 2012). What is bullying? Researchers of student bullying …

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