Dismantling Explicit Bias to Ensure Equity for All Children
August 7th, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM: AM1 Concurrent Sessions
Metropolitan State University of Denver
Track: All/Other
Category: Rigorous Developmentally Appropriate Practices: Social-emotional
Session Description: The objectives for the workshop include: (a) developing awareness of one's own 'hot buttons' as related to children's behaviors and understanding the importance of providing opportunities for children and adults to comprehend their own, as well as others' emotions, (b) fostering an understanding of implicit bias and its impact on teaching, learning, and interacting, and using culturally responsive practices to develop supportive environments and implement strategies for developing social emotional competencies.