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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    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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    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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    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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    Interracial Marriages and Biracial Children

    Children of mixed parentage account for a growing population in early childhood programs. The National Center for Health...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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    Cultural and Social Differences

    In middle-class American English-speaking families, parental behaviors differ based on the number and gender of the...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
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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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    The Impact of Culture on Education

    Cultural tendencies impact the way children participate in education. The table below describes different expectations...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall