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CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

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Catalogue Number:  981087
Producer:  National Professional Resources
Subject:  Professional Development
Language:  English
Grade Level:  9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin:  U.S.
Copyright Year:  2006
Running Time:  40


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For general and special educators, parents, and students committed to creating a more inclusive and tolerant school and community, Celebrating Diversity: A Universal Message from The Real Rain Man provides a powerful teaching and learning tool. An excellent resource for staff development, parent training and/or for use with students in grades 5-12 as part of a character education unit. Meet Kim Peek, The Real Rain Man, observe him interact with students and demonstrate his unique gifts. Through his life's story, viewers will learn about accepting differences in others, developing tolerance and fostering a greater understanding of diversity.
"It has been wisely observed that the school's most powerful moral influence is the way people treat eachother.Celebrating Diversity is a uniquely valuable resource for preventing peer cruelty and promoting respect and caring— not only toward those with visible disabilities but toward all members of the school community. Character educators everywhere should have this compelling DVD in their toolbox."

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