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.
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.