CHLD 50 Teaching in a Diverse Society
Examination of the impact of various societal influences on the development of children's social identity within a diverse society including theoretical and practical implications. Various classroom strategies will be explored emphasizing culturally competent practices to effectively work with diverse populations of children and families. Evaluation of teaching approaches and classroom environments will help students develop the skills and dispositions necessary to support all children in becoming competent members of a pluralistic society. This course includes research, self-examination, and reflection on issues related to social identity, inclusion, equity, and diversity.