Erikson And Diversity In The Classroom

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Erikson theory is, once again, doesn’t include diversity just like Piaget. To Erikson, unlike Piaget, the concept of personal identity development is more important than diversity. At the end, why should diversity affect our learning and the identity of who we are? This is the question I ask myself. If a student does feel not included in the classroom, I think the best way to deal with this would be to just push the child into fitting in with others and to make him/her understand that if she feels different, that she doesn’t have to. According to Erikson “Individuals who fail to resolve a development crisis successfully at a particular stage will be likely to encounter problems with resolutions of later crisis” (Moshiri Sedeh, 2016). There
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