©2013 Cengage Learning.
All Rights Reserved.
What is a rationale for considering how to work
with diverse families?
 What are effective teacher strategies for working...
Developmentally Appropriate Practice statement
 Culture defined
 Individual children and identity
 All children learn a...
Examine personal attitudes
 Learn about other cultures
 Establish an environment that welcomes
 Open the door for commu...


Possible outcomes
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Understanding and negotiating
Learning a new perspective
Resolving through parent education
...
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A parent will not allow her child to play in the
sandbox, citing it as inappropriate behavior for a
girl. Consider poss...
Linguistic diversity and challenges
 Holidays
 Classroom curriculum
 What does working with diversity look like?
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◦ B...
Culture impacts child rearing, and relationships
between teachers and parent.
 Becoming comfortable with cultural diversi...
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  1. 1. ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  2. 2. What is a rationale for considering how to work with diverse families?  What are effective teacher strategies for working with diverse families?  What are common cultural issues teachers will encounter?  How do teachers negotiate with cultural conflict?  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  3. 3. Developmentally Appropriate Practice statement  Culture defined  Individual children and identity  All children learn acceptance  Culture as influence on parenting  Teacher growth in working with diverse families  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  4. 4. Examine personal attitudes  Learn about other cultures  Establish an environment that welcomes  Open the door for communication about culture  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  5. 5.  Possible outcomes ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Understanding and negotiating Learning a new perspective Resolving through parent education Finding no resolution ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  6. 6.  A parent will not allow her child to play in the sandbox, citing it as inappropriate behavior for a girl. Consider possible teacher responses that would likely elicit each of the possible outcomes discussed in the chapter. ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  7. 7. Linguistic diversity and challenges  Holidays  Classroom curriculum  What does working with diversity look like?  ◦ Buen Dia Family School ◦ Wu Yee and Generations Child Care (on web site) ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.
  8. 8. Culture impacts child rearing, and relationships between teachers and parent.  Becoming comfortable with cultural diversity is vital for children and adults.  Cultural conflicts are inevitable, but positive outcomes are possible.  Teachers should consider common cultural issues, such as planning appropriate classroom curriculum, how to celebrate holidays, and supporting English Language Learners.  ©2013 Cengage Learning. All Rights Reserved.

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