This exciting text offers an overview of the ways in which cultural differences influence young children's behavior, communication, and learning styles. It is a practical guide for early childhood professionals working in such settings as group child care, preschools, and Head Start programs. The text considers the major developmental domains of language and communication, social skills and school readiness and emergent literacy. In addition, it provides examples of curriculum and instructional adaptations that can be used to accommodate children from diverse backgrounds.
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Dr. M. Diane Klein is a speech and language pathologist, as well as a professor of early childhood special education. She is a member of various professional organizations including the Council on Exceptional Children, the American Speech Language Hearing Association, and the Division for Childhood Communication Disorders. She is a frequent lecturer at conventions and seminars and is the keynote speaker for the Southwest Los Angeles County Special Education Preschool Staff Development conference in April 2000.Review:
Chapter 1: Cultural Diversity in our Contemporary Society. Chapter 2: Creating Culturally Responsive Early Childhood Environments. Chapter 3: Understanding Cultural Differences in Family Childrearing Practices. Chapter 4: Cultural Influences on Communication Skills and Styles. Chapter 5: Cultural Influences on Young Children's Social Skills and Behaviors. Chapter 6: School Readiness and Emergent Literacy. Chapter 7: Professional Development and Cultural Competence.
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