Self & Cultural Understanding

Lessons

  • 1

    Sense Of Self: An Introduction

    Children develop a sense of self through their life experiences, knowledge, and environment. This lesson provides an introduction to the concept of self and how it is developed in adults and children. Additionally, the lesson highlights the influence of culture on the sense of self.

    This lesson is estimated to take 30 minutes to complete.
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  • 2

    Promoting A Sense Of Self: Preschool Children

    Preschool children are beginning to learn who they are and to form a sense of identity. Teachers have an important role in this process. This lesson will further describe what sense of self means for preschoolers and discuss how teachers can promote acceptance of individual differences, address the needs of diverse learners, and encourage family participation in children’s development of self.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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  • 3

    Promoting A Sense Of Self: The Environment

    This lesson will focus on how the environment influences preschool children’s sense of self and describes how you can create environments that engage children in meaningful experiences that promote development.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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  • 4

    Promoting A Sense Of Self: Experiences And Activities

    Throughout the Virtual Lab School, you have learned about the importance of high-quality experiences, environments, curricula, and programming. These are critical to development and learning, and they help children develop a sense of self. This lesson will focus on how you can engage children in meaningful experiences that promote and support their sense of self.

    This lesson is estimated to take 60 minutes to complete.
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