Anti-racism and Teaching in a Diverse Society for Early Childhood Education

EDUC X 321.25

In this online course, students define and recognize culture and its role in children's development. Students are introduced to theory and practice for anti-bias in early childhood education and curriculum.

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What you will learn.

  • Understand the role of culture in child development
  • Learn theory and practice for anti-bias early childhood education
  • Become a culturally sensitive teacher

About this course:

This course introduces students to Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) and theory by incorporating strategies for creating a student-centered classroom. Students will learn to define anti-racism, identify embedded privilege, and reflect on, and recognize personal bias. Students will work on creating identity-safe, care-oriented classrooms. Specific topics include how to “center” the curriculum to authentically include linguistic diversity, diverse cultures and communities, understanding micro-aggressions, and social justice.

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