Diversity in 21st Century Schools

Done by Amna Aljohari, Amna Ali, Aisha Alnaqbi

Diversity in general


[uncountable] the fact of including many different types of people or things

-Longman Dictionary

When we think of the word divesity, the first things come to mind is difference in culture, background, religine, age and gender.

How we are different from each other.

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Diversity in the Classroom

As teachers, we know that each student is special in may other ways, like their learning-style, abilities, skills, interst, and needs.
"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believe in that it is stupid."
- Albert Einestein
Promoting Equality and Diversity in the Classroom
The video explains how it is important for the teachers to recognize the differences between the students and act upon it. From that, teachers can remove the barriers with the students and build a strong rapport with them. For example, planning a lesson plan that suits all students’ needs as well as the recourses. In addition, it mentioned a very important point about diversity especially during the class where the teacher should take notes if there is a problem between students and reflect on it.

21st Century Schools

In 21st century school, we believe of the importance of accommodation on the lesson and the learning enviroment to suit all type of learners (considering their thinking-style, emotions and readiness)

“How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?”
Charles de Gaulle


Technology is the perfect tool to achieve this goal by using it to facilitate differentiated-instructions

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Differentiatied instruction

Definition: "provides different avenues for studetns to acquire content, process ideas, and demontarte their understanding. (Tomlnsion, 2001)"

Reasons (Tomlinson & Allan, 2000)
"1.Address difference among a set of diverse learners
2.support different learning styles
3.develps multiple intlligences
4.Engage sudetns in the classroom
5.Gain 21st century skills "


"We are well aware that our diversity is one of our greatest assesst in the 21st Century" - Hillary Clintion