Categories in philosophy often seem too rigid or too simpleminded to classify the complexity of our views, but perhaps the following checklist will help you understand your own position in….
Compare findings to ideas in the chapter.
Liberation teaching, fundamental to the encouraging classroom.
a. Observe an example of liberation teaching when a teacher assisted a child who otherwise might be stigmatized. Focusing on the responses of the teacher and the child in the situation, decide why you believe liberation teaching was at work. Compare findings to ideas in the chapter.
b. Ask a teacher to share an experience when he was successful in helping a child who was at risk for stigma. Inquire about what the teacher did that supported the child. Ask how the teacher determined the outcome was successful. Ask the teacher his feelings about the experience. Compare findings to ideas in the chapter.