1. describe the concept of social diversity. Why is knowledge of different cultures significant for young children in the USA? How can cultural diversity be integrated into early childhood education curriculum, instruction and activities? Provide an ex of an instructional strategy you or others have implemented that promotes awareness of cultural diversity and cultural practices for the children you teach.
2. The past two centuries in America have brought about major changes toward what is called the contemporary family. Discuss the changes that have implications for education of children. As early childhood educators, why is it important for us to face changes in our schools with a positive attitude and interest in learning? How have you educate yourself and young children in order to meet their needs in a changing society?