This lesson discusses multiculturalism and identifies cultural biases. It also describes academic policies, teaching strategies, curriculum content and processes, and teacher actions and activities that enhance early childhood education in today’s multicultural environment.


RECALL the definition and benefits of multiculturalism.

IDENTIFY common cultural biases and the effect of cultural biases on early childhood education.

IDENTIFY administrative policies that enhance education in a multicultural environment.

IDENTIFY teaching strategies that facilitate education of a multicultural early childhood population.

RECALL curriculum processes appropriate for a multicultural early childhood population.

IDENTIFY teacher actions and activities appropriate for a multicultural environment.