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It Starts with Us: Cultural Responsiveness in Early Education

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Opening Conversation with Jacqueline Woodson
Jacquline Woodson, author of Pecan Pie Baby, The Other Side, Brown Girl Dreaming, and others, shares her personal experiences and the motivation for her works.
2021-04-06T15:00:00Z 2021-04-06T15:30:00Z America/New_York Opening+Conversation+with+Jacqueline+Woodson Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Creating a Positive Learning Environment Where All Children are Honored, Embraced, and Connected with Dr. Rosemarie Allen
This session covers why creating environments that incorporate the cultures, languages and backgrounds of children and families is important, and how to do it..
2021-04-06T15:45:00Z 2021-04-06T16:45:00Z America/New_York Creating+a+Positive+Learning+Environment+Where+All+Children+are+Honored%2C+Embraced%2C+and+Connected+with+Dr.+Rosemarie+Allen Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A Race is a Nice Thing to Have*: Adult and Preschooler Edition with Takiema Bunche Smith
This session explores children’s racial and cultural identity development and best practices for supporting healthy identity development. *Helms, J. (1992)
2021-04-06T17:00:00Z 2021-04-06T18:15:00Z America/New_York A+Race+is+a+Nice+Thing+to+Have%2A%3A+Adult+and+Preschooler+Edition+with+Takiema+Bunche+Smith Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Making Instructional Choices: Culturally Relevant Pedagogy with Dr. Kristal Moore Clemons
Dr. Clemons shares examples of culturally relevant pedagogy used in CDF Freedom Schools and practices you can use to guide your instructional decision-making.
2021-04-07T15:00:00Z 2021-04-07T15:45:00Z America/New_York Making+Instructional+Choices%3A+Culturally+Relevant+Pedagogy+with+Dr.+Kristal+Moore+Clemons Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Connecting with All Families in a Community of Care
This session discusses how to keep equity at the center of family partnerships and strategies for engaging with families with different home languages than you.
2021-04-07T16:00:00Z 2021-04-07T17:00:00Z America/New_York Connecting+with+All+Families+in+a+Community+of+Care Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A is for Activist with Innosanto Nagara
Mr. Nagara, author and illustrator of A is for Activist, C is for Community, covers navigating complex topics, like activism and injustice, with young children.
2021-04-07T17:15:00Z 2021-04-07T18:00:00Z America/New_York A+is+for+Activist+with+Innosanto+Nagara Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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A More Equitable Future
In this panel, leaders from across the early childhood field discuss how we can seize this moment to reshape ECE to best meet the needs of all children.
2021-04-08T15:00:00Z 2021-04-08T15:45:00Z America/New_York A+More+Equitable+Future Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Perspective-Taking and Empathy with Ellen Galinsky
This session focuses on how children learn to take the perspective of others, and how this influences how they conceptualize similarities and differences.
2021-04-08T16:00:00Z 2021-04-08T16:45:00Z America/New_York Perspective-Taking+and+Empathy+with+Ellen+Galinsky Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Featured Keynote: A Fireside Chat with Ruby Bridges
Ms. Bridges shares her story of desegregating public schools and how that experience motivates her work, and can influence our work with children today.
2021-04-08T17:00:00Z 2021-04-08T18:00:00Z America/New_York Featured+Keynote%3A+A+Fireside+Chat+with+Ruby+Bridges Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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