Bloomability Social Sensitivity

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The chapter entitled "Disaster" is perhaps the most socially sensitive of the book.

The students go through a unit on Global Awareness, learning about both man-made and natural disasters. They become depressed and burdened about the current and past events around the world and want to help. They want to "do something" more than fundraising. During this unit, the kids are able to share with each other their own perspectives of history, how they were influenced by certain current events and how they felt responsible for past events. They each get to learn about history in a more personal way from their own peers instead of biased textbooks, and this opens them up to a greater understanding of other views than their own. At the end of the unit, after all the students are justifiably upset about what they have learned, Uncle Max makes a speech about how they...

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