It matters that children develop, through teacher guidance, the social-emotional skills they need to succeed in and participate in life. This comprehensive resource outlines how guidance fosters the five democratic life skills. 176 pages.
Have you ever heard someone say something biased or demeaning and you didn't know whether to speak up? Have you ever said something unintentionally offensive and wished you could take it back? Would you like to know how to present information and lead discussions in ways that include everyone and avoid bias, stereotyping, discounting or potential discrimination?" If you've answered "yes" to any of these questions, this is the book for you.
Every day, 250 children are suspended from school. Many are children of color, deprived of opportunities to experience learning at the same rate and quality as white children. Many families don't feel heard or respected in their child's schools. Don't Look Away: Embracing Anti-Bias Classrooms leads early childhood professionals to explore and address issues of bias, equity, low expectations, and family engagement to ensure culturally responsive experiences. Importantly, this book will challenge… More »
In this resource book teachers will be able to evaluate bias within the classroom, learn how to have navigate different conversations with children and their families, and learn how to implement new policies to create a fair and equal environment. This book will help teachers, new and experienced, commit to making their classroom a more inclusive place for all children. Teachers will also be able to strengthen their teaching strategies, expand their curriculum and evaluate their classroom environment… More »
This helpful teacher resource will guide you through creating an equitable environment for children ages 3 - 5. This book features a variety of topics that will help support conversations about identity, bias and preschool environment. Paperback. 160 pages.
This practical resource, now an expanded and updated second edition, is your guide to building a strong anti-bias program, including learning to know yourself. This title offers information on culture and language, racial identity, family structures, gender identity, economic class, different abilities, holidays, and more. 224 pages.
The Power of Presence: A Guide to Mindfulness Practices in Early Childhood offers insight and information to help you transform your teaching by learning how to pause, notice your surroundings, and simply be. Learn ways to spark joy, elevate well-being, and promote a deeper sense of inquiry, both personally and with others-young and old. Learn ways to consciously plant seeds of mindfulness at home, in the classroom, and around the world. Paperback. 112 pages.
Creating inclusive cultures is a critically important business imperative as the demographics of the US become more diverse and as organizations operate increasingly in global contexts. If we are to work effectively together we must learn to understand, appreciate and accept differences. Our strength lies in our diversity. This book outlines 8 steps for the personal inclusion journey in a delightful book of quotes from voices as diverse as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Seneca. Hardcover. 189 pages.
An empathetic, practical guide for creating a more open-minded, understanding workplace. Encouraging sensitivity and understanding in the workplace is a top priority for businesses. This book addresses such fundamental issues as change, communication, gender at work, and conflict resolution. The simple activities will help employees at all levels cope with cultural and gender differences and master new skills for communicating more effectively. Paperback. 336 pages.