Course

ECE 6: Culture and Diversity in the Early Childhood Classroom


This course explores diversity, values, culture, racism and oppression from the educator's' viewpoint and the impacts these factors have on creating a positive multicultural classroom environment. You’ll learn various styles of communicating with parents, and role-play scenarios to practice handling awkward situations. Course assignments provide an opportunity to develop multicultural lesson plans that can be used in an early childhood classroom.

Topics Include:

  • Diverse learners
  • Cultural diversity
  • Racism and oppression
  • Differentiated instruction
  • Multicultural lesson plans
  • Home-school partnerships
  • Confronting bias and overcoming cultural conflict


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