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5: Developmentally, Culturally, and Linguistically Appropriate Classroom Environments, Materials, and Approaches

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  • Learning Objectives

    • Discuss developmentally appropriate practices.
    • Describe strategies to create culturally responsive early childhood education environments.
    • Evaluate the diversity of children’s books.
    • Identify how the importance of play relates to developmentally appropriate practices.
    • Compare and contrast different methods for teaching children about different cultures.
    • Outline practices for effectively working with culturally and linguistically diverse families.
    • Discuss perspectives on celebration of holidays in early childhood education programs.

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