Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom

A unique book, co-published by Teachers College Press and
the Association for Childhood Education International.

Readers will find an array of approaches, strategies, and tools for teaching multiculturally in the early years. The teachers and classrooms portrayed here provide young children with rich educational experiences that empower them to understand themselves in relation to others. Learn how teachers can engage in culturally responsive teaching that fosters educational equity while also meeting state and national standards. This engaging book is sprinkled with questions for reflection and implementation that encourage educators to start planning ways of enhancing their own teaching, making their early childhood setting a more equitable learning space.


•  Multicultural education in action, including the everyday issues and tensions experienced by children and their families.
•  Powerful vignettes from diverse Head Start, preschool, kindergarten, 1st- and 2nd-grade classrooms throughout the United States.
•  Sections on “Getting Started” and “Considering Obstacles and Exploring Possibilities” in each chapter.
•  A list of multicultural children’s books and resources for further reading.

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