Culture Eye Contact

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In my culture eye contact is very important and it is a way of showing respect to your parent and to the elders or any other adults who are talking to you, however in some other culture eye contact is not appropriate body language for a child to portray towards the parent or elders because it is disrespectful as children are not at the same level as the adults. From this awareness there could be a negative impact on the ATSI children in my care because as an educator we want the children to give us eyes contact so that we can teach them respect and to for us to see their emotions, whereas ATSI parents might not want their children to practice this eye contact body language because it might be a disrespectful manner in ATSI culture. This could

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