Opportunities for Cultural Learning Using Tech

For children, global citizenship entails a combination of understanding who they are in the context of the globe as well as the backgrounds and perspectives of others from around the world.  This means that early childhood professionals and parents need to provide a balance between cultural relevant materials and those that expose children to different cultures and…

Being Connected Professionals and Parents

Last week Routledge and NAEYC co-released Technology and Digital Media in the Early Years: Tools for Teaching and Learning edited by Chip Donohue.  This book includes 17 chapters from 23 experts and “provides strategies, theoretical frameworks, link to research evidence, descriptions of best practice, and resources to develop essential digital literacy knowledge, skills, and experience for early childhood…

Revisiting Our Role in Multicultural Education & Global Citizenship

In my last post, I shared thoughts on how multicultural education and global citizenship starts with us – the early childhood professional and parent.  I want to revisit this conversation to address two ideas that we should consider before introducing multicultural education, global citizenship, and new technologies to young children. One foundational piece of multicultural education and global…