Supporting Cultural Diversity in Early Childhood Education



This lesson discusses elements of culturally diverse early childhood education, including benefits, curriculum content, educational processes, and teaching strategies. It also discusses concepts and family differences related to culture, administrative support for cultural diversity, and activities that promote appreciation for different cultures.


RECALL ways in which families differ.

RECALL six concepts related to culture.

RECALL benefits of a culturally diverse early childhood education.

RECALL administrative areas of support for cultural diversity.

IDENTIFY elements of a culturally diverse educational environment.

IDENTIFY curricula content that supports cultural diversity.

IDENTIFY educational processes that support cultural diversity.

IDENTIFY teaching strategies that support cultural diversity.

IDENTIFY activities that promote an appreciation for a variety of cultures.