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Interview

Interview

I was thrilled when my friend, Leslie, Education Coordinator at Ada Jenkins, let me know that the kids created a book about the history of the school/center. When I saw the book I was blown away! They did such a great job bringing the story of Ada Jenkins to life with their words and illustrations. The 4th and 5th Grade LEARN Works Students are talented and now, they know it, all because of the leadership of their teacher, Ms. Kenzie.

Here is our interview with Ms. Kenzie about the project…

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Inclusion

Inclusion

“I wish you would talk about differences more often. I wish you would read to your child about differences, and I wish you would positively and naturally converse about various kinds of differences, from wheelchairs to birthmarks, from Down syndrome to ichthyosis, from racial differences to wearing glasses. Ultimately, I hope that our children learn that if they have questions about someone’s appearance, they can ask you later, privately, so that they don’t hurt anyone’s feelings – because, after all, how we treat each other is much more important than how someone looks.”
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