Create a positive and inclusive environment for children of all cultures
Early childhood educators have the power to help all children learn to respect themselves and others. Creating Diversity-Rich Environments for Young Children is an easy-to-use guide that shows how early childhood professionals can create a positive and inclusive environment for children of all cultures.
The newest addition in the Redleaf Press Quick Guide series includes elements of the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s (NAEYC) developmentally appropriate practice and ethical standards; and correlations to the recommendations from the 2019 NAEYC position statement on Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education". As well as early childhood progress indicators and best practices in adult learning.
Guides for reflection and planning for educators, cross-cultural competence and self-assessment checklists, and recommended resources are included to further assist educators.
Angèle Sancho Passe, MA, is an early childhood education consultant and instructor with more than 30 years of experience and an expert in working with programs to develop kindergarten readiness plans and teach dual-language learners. She is a frequent presenter at conferences and a member of the governing board for the National Association for the Education of Young Children. Angèle is the author of Evaluating and Supporting Early Childhood Teachers, Dual-Language Learners, and Is Everybody Ready for Kindergarten?. She holds a bachelor's degree in child psychology and family social science and a master's degree in family education.
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