Hope and Direction: Helping Children Understand Diversity
In this workshop, we will explore stages of children’s developing awareness of differences from infancy through age 5. This will include discussion on children’s developing awareness of diversity, attitudes toward race and culture, and their tendency to exclude and include others based upon certain stereotypes. Participants will explore strategies to teach children about diversity and a respect for differences.
- Discuss children's developing awareness of differences from birth through age 5.Discuss children's developing awareness of differences from birth through age 5.
- Illustrate influences on children's attitudes toward others and impact on exclusion or inclusion of others
- Explore and use strategies to teach children about diversity and a respect for differences.
The Institute for Education and Professional Development, Inc.
IEPD has master instructors who provide training, coaching and mentoring services. Each of the IEPD instructors receives training on adult learning principles, training design and delivery, and evaluation. All of the IEPD instructors have worked in the field of early childhood education, bringing their own experiences and "lessons learned" to the training.
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