Cultural Diversity

Exposure to different cultures from around the world and those close to home can have many benefits for children. Learn how to best teach your child about different lifestyles, cultures, and languages.

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    Culture for Kids! Tips for Bringing the World to Your Home

    A recent survey demonstrated that American youth don't have even a basic grasp on world geography. Here are tips for...

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    Definition of Terms

    Language is always changing. It responds to social, economic, and political events and is therefore an important...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    How Culture Shapes Learning

    A great deal of research has been conducted on the different styles of learning, communication, and participation of...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    The Culture of School

    "Schools are more than institutions where teachers impart skills and lessons; they are places where teachers transmit...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    International Night: Activities for the Home

    With the help of this Houghton Mifflin Education Place activity and some Parents' Choice award-winning products you can...

    Source: Parents' Choice Foundation
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    Appreciating Cultural Differences

    Children see and interact with people of different races or ethnic backgrounds every day—around the neighborhood,...

    Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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    Cultural Competency for Kids

    Cultural competence is defined as the ability of individuals to work or respond effectively across cultures in a way...

    Source: Missouri Families
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    Preparing Children for a Multicultural World

    Recent remarks made by radio show host Don Imus have the whole country focusing on race. Parents can use this event as a...

    Source: NYU Child Study Center
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    Unraveling the Model Minority Myth of Asian American Students

    There is a popular image of Asian American students as the "model minority." The stereotype suggests that Asian...

    Source: Diversity in Education Special Edition Contributor
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    Culturally Relevant Materials for Children

    Johnson et al., (2005), in discussing culturally relevant materials, state that many classroom materials, are culturally...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall

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