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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Early Childhood Classroom – Part 1
Thursday, July 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Child care professionals can join Lakeshore and SPARK for this training, which includes materials and dinner!
How do we advance equity in our classroom? In this session, we will define important terms including diversity, equity, and inclusion and dive into the recommendations set by NAEYC on how to create a caring, equitable community ofengaged learners. Using the Environment Rating Scale (ERS) tool through the lens of NAEYC’s recommendations, we will definewhat a high-quality learning environment is and how to engage all children in meaningful, open-ended learning activities. We will also discuss effective teacher-child interactions to not only build nurturing relationships with all children, but to scaffold children to meet their individual needs.