Nalyze Stereotypes in the Classroom (7)

Families and community support the socialization of young children in many ways. In this section, you will consider the various influences that knowingly or unknowingly may lead to cultural bias. You will also reflect on culturally relevant methods to support an anti-bias curriculum for early learners.
What evidence would support the existence of educational inequities for bilingual, ethnic minority, religious minority, or low-income students? What programs and efforts would you suggest to improve the educational status of these students?

Stereotypes in the Classroom
The challenges of educating a diverse population are considerable and remain one of the most debated topics in local communities across the nation. The growing diversity that is characteristic of our schools is not always obvious nor is its historical roots apparent.

Analyze Stereotypes in the Classroom (7)

Activity Description:
Stereotypes have a powerful influence on childreni??s perceptions of reality. Children must experience an atmosphere of acceptance and respect in order to compare, contrast, and learn about other cultures without making judgments about them. Children will begin to appreciate individuality when they learn to respect others who are different from them. Young children will have social skills that not only accept but applaud individuality if they grow and mature with the attitude of respect toward others.
For this assignment, incorporate the following into a paper about analyzing stereotypes in the classroom:
i?? Describe at least three approaches that you can take to eliminate stereotypes from your classroom.
i?? Be specific, give examples, and justify your choices through research.
i?? You may choose to approach this assignment by writing a case, followed by reflection questions that you could use when working with pre-service students doing field experience in your classrooms or with beginning early childhood teachers in your building.
Support your paper with a minimum of five scholarly resources.
Length: 3-5 pages not including title and reference pages.
References: Minimum of five (5) scholarly resources.