Cultural Competence for Early Childhood Teachers discusses how early childhood preservice teachers can explore and gain cultural competence, enabling them to support students and families from diverse backgrounds. The textbook opens by describing the role of the university in preparing culturally competent teachers and then explores historical perspectives of cultural competence. Chapters then move toward more practical perspectives of supporting families from racially diverse backgrounds, understanding diverse families, interprofessional education and collaboration, teacher resiliency, and social justice.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Sarah Huisman, Ph.D. is an associate professor of education at Fontbonne University in Saint Louis Missouri. She is the Director of the Early Childhood Program and the Director for the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL).
Table of Contents
1. University role in Preparing Culturally Competent Teachers 2. Historical Perspectives of Cultural Competence 3. Supporting Families from Racially Diverse Backgrounds 4 .Developing an understanding of diverse families through family knowledge: Considerations for teacher candidates 5. The Emerging Role of Interprofessional Education and Collaboration 6. Teacher resiliency 7. Promoting Justice 8. Conclusions