Before you start your assignment, read the web resource article, “Teaching With A Multicultural Perspective.” It can be accessed by clicking on the Web Resources link at the bottom of this page. According to the article, “Children’s attitudes toward their race and ethnic group and other cultural groups begin to form in the preschool years.” In terms of ethics, how can early childhood educators influence the development of positive attitudes toward all races, cultures, and ethnic groups?
Provide suggestions for parents/teachers on activities they could use to promote an understanding of other cultures in addition to their own. Be sure to identify the age range for which the activities would be appropriate. In addition to the article, “Teaching With A Multicultural Perspective,” and the information in the text, you may find the web resource article “Preschool Multicultural Activities” helpful. This article can also be accessed by clicking on the Web Resources link at the bottom of this page.
This is the type of presentation that could be presented to students considering the profession, parents, or to a conference of childcare professionals.