Celebrating Diversity in Iowa, 1999

(1999) Celebrating Diversity in Iowa, 1999. Education, Department of


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Ruth Ann Gaines, an African-American teacher, was named Iowa Teacher of the Year for the 1998-1999 school year. In this report, she tells of her experiences visiting schools, conferences, workshops, colleges, panels and clubs. She had the opportunity to celebrate diversity in many ways. She conducted conflict management, drama and diversity workshops with both teachers and students. She encouraged educators to encourage their students to share and be proud of their cultures, as well as celebrate their cultural differences.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: By: Gaines, Ruth Ann; Contributor(s): Iowa. Department of Education; Cultural pluralism - Study and teaching - Iowa; Multiculturalism - Study and teaching - Iowa
Subjects: Education
Education > Education programs
Education > School personnel > Teachers
Education > Students
History and culture
ID Code: 45666
Deposited By: Pamela Rees
Deposited On: 29 Aug 2023 21:26
Last Modified: 29 Aug 2023 21:26
URI: https://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/45666