Module 9


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Dealing With Controversial Issues In The Classroom

  1. Consider your students' backgrounds and developmental needs.

  2. Create a positive learning environment for students and encourage them to share their views.

  3. Create on atmosphere of openness where students and parents feel free to discuss concerns.

  4. Recognise the complexity of issues.

  5. Ensure that 'balanced learning' occurs.

  6. Be honest about your own views.

  7. Allow constructive disagreements that further the learning process.

  8. Support students who change their stances.