Presents current research and best practices for teaching literacy in early childhood settings serving children ages 0-5. Material selection, integrated activities, indoor and outdoor environments and assessment methods will be covered (formerly CDES 115).
Student Learning Outcomes:
1. Critique theories and review the multiple impacts on young children’s social identity.
2. Analyze various aspects of children’s experience as members of families targeted by social bias considering the significant role of education in reinforcing or contradicting such
3. Critically assess the components of linguistically and culturally relevant, inclusive, age appropriate, anti-bias approaches in promoting optimum learning and development.
4. Evaluate the impact of personal experiences and social identity on teaching effectiveness.
- Weekly class assignments
- School Observation
- Family Questionnaire
- Book Share
Anti-Bias Education for Young Children & Ourselves
by Louise Derman-Sparks copyright 2010
Teaching Young Children in Multicultural Classrooms
By Demelendez 4th edition
Copyright year: 2013