Explain the difference between surface and deep culture. In your response, include an explanation of why it is important for early childhood professionals to learn more about children’s deep culture.
Describe how cultural contexts influence the social-emotional and cognitive domains of child development. Provide two examples to support your description.
Describe at least two classroom strategies that can foster the development of dual- language learners.
View the following interview with two Congolese parents about their experience as an immigrant family, and then answer questions 4 – 7.
· Darragh, J. (2013). 10 ngeno story [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4bp-VlN04w
Explain the importance of culture in child development. Describe how the children in the video serve as an illustration of Head Start Principle One: Every individual is rooted in culture (Office of Head Start, 2008).
Reference: Office of Head Start. (2008a). Principle one: Every individual is rooted in culture. In Revisiting and updating the multicultural principles for head start programs for head start programs serving children ages birth to five (pp. 11–19). Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/tta-system/cultural-linguistic/center/Dual%20Language%20Learners/ecd/planning_and_literacy/Principle1_English.pdf
Describe at least one strategy teachers or caregivers could use to become aware of factors within themselves that might result in bias or cultural discontinuity.Describe how cultural bias or cultural discontinuity, from a caregiver or educator, could affect the learning and development of the children in this family.
View the video in the following blog post of dual-language classrooms in one school in San Jose, California, and then answer questions 8 and 9.
Describe at least two classroom strategies used in this video to foster the development of dual-language learners. Explain how the strategies foster dual-language development.
View the following video about a cultural advocacy group in a Native American community, and then answer questions 10 and 11.
Explain how the cultural context influences the All Indian Pueblo Council’s approach to childcare. Support your answer with at least two examples from the video.
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