Presentation Title

A Bad Apple Can Spoil the Bunch: Hate Groups Effect on the Classroom

Presentation Type

Panel Discussion

School

School of Professional and Graduate Studies

Discipline

Education

Mentor

John Sturtz

Abstract

Members of this panel will discuss the connection between the attitudes and actions of the greater community and the classroom. This panel draws out the connection to show the direct impact that hate groups have on the classroom and the school environment. This presentation combines news stories, personal experience, and research conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center to understand how hate groups affect the school environment. Other topics for this panel include the role of the teacher in combating the influence of hate groups within their classroom and possible options for doing so. Following presentation of this material the panel will open a dialogue with attendees about the role of the community in combating hate groups and its impact on our classrooms. This presentation is in conjunction with the earlier panel titled Hate Groups Within Society to establish the formation and prevalence of these groups in society.

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A Bad Apple Can Spoil the Bunch: Hate Groups Effect on the Classroom

Members of this panel will discuss the connection between the attitudes and actions of the greater community and the classroom. This panel draws out the connection to show the direct impact that hate groups have on the classroom and the school environment. This presentation combines news stories, personal experience, and research conducted by the Southern Poverty Law Center to understand how hate groups affect the school environment. Other topics for this panel include the role of the teacher in combating the influence of hate groups within their classroom and possible options for doing so. Following presentation of this material the panel will open a dialogue with attendees about the role of the community in combating hate groups and its impact on our classrooms. This presentation is in conjunction with the earlier panel titled Hate Groups Within Society to establish the formation and prevalence of these groups in society.