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Question 1 Children as young as 3 do notice physical differences such as skin color, hair texture, and the shape of ones facial features. Tatum looks for evidence in her own children and there learning’s of their self-image. Her children are asked such questions, as "is my skin brown because I drink chocolate milk?" Tatum reviews her children's and her own awareness as a child in examples that clearly make us look to our pasts and see how are families handled racial questions. Question 2 One's racial group membership is fixed and will not change, is not achieved until children are six or seven years old. Question 3 Define "colorism". Question 4 First describe the stereotype of beauty in the United States, then come up with one way to counter this image for a preschool class of racially mixed children. Question 5 What is the "anti-bias curriculum"? An early childhood educator Louise Derman-Sparks and her colleagues write in Anti- Bias Curriculum. “For children to feel good and confident about themselves, they need to be able to say, “That’s not fair,” or “I don’t like that,” if they are the target of prejudice or discrimination. For children to develop empathy and respect for diversity, they need to be able to say, “I don’t like what you are doing” to a child who is abusing another child. If we teach children to recognize injustice, then we must also teach them that people can
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This note was uploaded on 05/08/2008 for the course SPED 203 taught by Professor Ciocci during the Spring '08 term at Bridgewater State University.

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