Respectful Environments

17 Feb

 

 

I have to admit that I have walked into schools and have cringed. Surprisingly, it was not only by students but sometimes even staff. It is important that as an educator student you feel comfortable, not only physically but mentally as well. I believe in the importance of relationships (as outlined in this post), but also of being able to work in an environment where people’s differences are respected and free from derogatory remarks. Schools should be a “safe” place, and safety also deals with the notion of being comfortable to share ideas and be respected by one another, no matter who you are. Everyday I am thankful of what a wonderful place I am in.

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