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Exploring Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

When:
March 3, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Overview

College of Education Diversity and Equity in Teaching and Learning Series: Children of all ages need to have access to literature that provides windows and mirrors for them--opportunities to see all cultures reflected on the pages of books used in the curriculum. This workshop will discuss notable diverse books, strategies for selecting and evaluating titles to include in curriculum, issues of authenticity and resources for finding books. Preparing for challenges to multicultural books and developing rationale for including diverse books in the curriculum will also be addressed.

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