Practitioners report that in the inclusive learning environment, children are engaged and cooperative, the group more cohesive and responsive.
Persona Dolls encourage children to respond to other people’s feelings. They help them understand that name calling, teasing, and exclusion from play causes pain just like hitting, kicking and punching do.
Children are like sponges. They soak up stereotypes and prejudices from the world around them.
In his book, Long Walk to Freedom, Nelson Mandela wrote: