February 2018 Newsletter | Diversity through Literature
Exploring Diversity through Children's Literature
Creating early learning environments in which children and their families feel valued and welcome requires thoughtful planning. It is important to take an objective look at the images children see in the pictures and posters that are hanging on the walls. Examine the way the diversity of the world is reflected in the toys that they use in their play and construction.
Infant & Toddler Book Suggestions
Preschool Book Suggestions
School-Age Book Suggestions
Director's Corner:
Supporting Staff
Poll Question
In your classroom, how many books show diverse children and families in an affirming way?
A. All of the books depict diversity in an affirming way
B. Most of the books depict diversity in an affirming way
C. Some of the books depict diversity in an affirming way
D. Very few of the books depict diversity in an affirming way
E. None of the books depict diversity in an affirming way
Did You Know?
The National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) teamed up with University of Phoenix to create a Social Justice Book List. Check it out here: http://www.nnstoy.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/NNSTOY-Social-Justice-Book-List.pdf
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