Standard 2: Learner Differences

Social Justice

2(b) The teacher makes appropriate and timely provisions (e.g., pacing for individual rates of growth, task demands, communication, assessment, and response modes) for individual students with particular learning differences or needs.

2(c) The teacher designs instruction to build on learners’ prior knowledge and experiences, allowing learners to accelerate as they demonstrate their understandings.

2(g) The teacher understands and identifies differences in approaches to learning and performance and knows how to design instruction that uses each learner’s strengths to promote growth.

2(o) The teacher values diverse languages and dialects and seeks to integrate them into his/her instructional practice to engage students in learning.

The goals of social justice in education include more empathy, more justice, and more equality. Students taught with this framework will ideally have a stronger sense of what’s just and fair, and choose careers and lifestyles that support their communities.


Social Justice  Action Presentation Link


This artifact is connected to learner differences because students need to engage in embraces themselves and their culture. Students then share with the class who they are and what makes them unique. 

Nā Hopena Aʻo outcome(s): 

      Sense of Belonging

      Sense of Responsibility

      Sense of Aloha

Social Justice Anchor standard(s):



I chose this artifact because not only did I really enjoy this assignment but it is generally important to know your class and where they come from. Since I have built relationships with my classmates it has been great to communicate and gain perspectives from people who live and view things differently. This Lokahi wheel assignment has definelty brought students together teaching others a sense of diversity and culture. 

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