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Talking about different cultures and customs and races and answering any questions they have teaches your child that it’s okay to notice differences, and more importantly, it teaches him that it’s good to talk about them. Teach the Value of Racial and Cultural Diversity. I encourage you to take a look at the website for more information and join us for more ways to talk to your kids about race. 2. Take a chill pill. Your attitude can make all the difference to a child learning about race.
Model good behavior. Asking questions and listening closely to the answers will go a long way toward creating an ongoing dialogue with our children about race and justice. Just getting that conversation started is what is important. How to talk about race with your grade-schooler Expose your child to people of all shades.
If you don’t live in a diverse neighborhood and your child doesn’t go to a school with kids of other races, surround her with children’s books and artwork featuring people of different races. Take her to events where you can interact with a range of people. I raised my hand during kindergarten class in 1979 when I was 5-years old and announced that I’m black. I actually got up on my feet to say it.
I am black. And then afterward I sat back down again. I don’t remember what we were supposed to be doing at the time.
In and Continue reading Talking to Children about Race – By Jonathan Miller →. Use these tips to spark your children’s curiosity about who they (and others) are in their world. But the world will teach our kids other lessons about diversity and race when they are out in it, and it likely won’t be the positive, peace-and-love messages we hope they will receive.
That’s why it’s critical to have our own conversations with our kids about our skin color differences and all forms of diversity, including our cultural. Normally we talk about fun kids activities and a variety of parenting tips and hacks on Keep Toddlers Busy, but this is very much the conversation we want to keep having. Racism is a subject that has different meanings to different people, and it can often be difficult to figure out how to effectively communicate with young children. Talking to kids about race.
For instance, if your child notices a commercial that lacks cultural diversity, chat with him about how the ad could be more inclusive. As finance executive Mellody Hobson says, it’s a “conversational third rail.” But, she says, that’s exactly why we need to start talking about it. In this engaging, persuasive talk, Hobson makes the case that speaking openly about race — and particularly about diversity in hiring — makes for better businesses and a better society.
List of related literature:
|from Race Talk and the Conspiracy of Silence: Understanding and Facilitating Difficult Dialogues on Race|
|from The Elementary / Middle School Counselor’s Survival Guide|
|from Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America|
|from Handbook of Obesity Treatment|
|from Inside Transracial Adoption: Strength-based, Culture-sensitizing Parenting Strategies for Inter-country or Domestic Adoptive Families That Don’t “Match”, Second Edition|
|from The Big Book of Parenting Solutions: 101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries|
|from Handbook of Children and Prejudice: Integrating Research, Practice, and Policy|
|from The First R: How Children Learn Race and Racism|
|from What If All the Kids are White?: Anti-bias Multicultural Education with Young Children and Families|
|from Handbook of Cultural Psychology, Second Edition|