This article underscores the importance of starting discussions about bias, diversity, and social justice at an early age. The author suggests five strategies specific to elementary school students that could help to prompt these discussions.Source:
Jinnie Spiegler, Edutopia, June 16, 2016Description:
As a society and within our educational institutions, discussions about bias, diversity, discrimination, and social justice tend to happen in middle and high schools. We’ve somehow decided that little kids can’t understand these complex topics, or we want to delay exposing them to injustices as long as possible (even though not all children have the luxury of being shielded from injustice). However, young children have a keen awareness of and passion for fairness. They demand right over wrong, just over unjust. And they notice differences without apology or discomfort.Read the full article here!