Learning about Tolerance

Art teacher Lynn Yocum (center) relates some of the messages in different creative works to 8th grade students including Will Schell, 14 (left) and Chase Reph, 14, during tolerance workshop at  Southern Lehigh Middle School on Thursday, January 23, 2014.  Several teachers at the middle school  are getting professional development through the lessons, who decided to have students read " The Devil's Arithmetic," which focuses on the Holocaust. As a result, the school created an all-day Tolerance Workshop filled with different activities to build knowledge and tolerance, while also focusing on the Holocaust. The focus of the Tolerance Workshop was, "How does a lack of tolerance lead to social injustice? Students also participated in an educational Passover Seder.

( Harry Fisher / THE MORNING CALL / January 23, 2014 )

Art teacher Lynn Yocum (center) relates some of the messages in different creative works to 8th grade students including Will Schell, 14 (left) and Chase Reph, 14, during tolerance workshop at Southern Lehigh Middle School on Thursday, January 23, 2014. Several teachers at the middle school are getting professional development through the lessons, who decided to have students read " The Devil's Arithmetic," which focuses on the Holocaust. As a result, the school created an all-day Tolerance Workshop filled with different activities to build knowledge and tolerance, while also focusing on the Holocaust. The focus of the Tolerance Workshop was, "How does a lack of tolerance lead to social injustice? Students also participated in an educational Passover Seder.

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