The Importance Of Interacting With Children And Youth On Issues Of Diversity And Bias

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According to the article, “Interacting with Children and Youth on Issues of Diversity and Bias”, children develop cultural and racial recognition and attitudes at the age of two through twelve. Children gradually develop cultural and racial perspective from an uncomplicated awareness to a more complicated understanding. Children at the age of two are just aware about physical characteristics, like eye shape, color, skin and hair color. At the age of three and four children are aware about their own and other people’s physical characteristics. They will ask their parents and educators how they got their physical characteristics like skin, hair and eye color. At the age of five, children begin to frame their own ethnicity. From six to eight,…show more content…
So then Muslims and Mexicans made marches and responded to the aggressions. More over when president Trump ordered that all the people without a legal status in this country be deported, many people from different ethnic groups got together to protest and change that inequality. The collaboration between different ethnic groups is essential to form multicultural communities (Ramsey, 2004). Peer interaction and relationship is one of the most important interpersonal skills that really support true multicultural education. According to the article, Interacting with Children and Youth on Issues of Diversity and Bias, “Children do not develop their attitudes about differences in insolation”. Children have to interact every day in order to learn more from their classmates’ cultures and traditions. The everyday interactions are very important because they help children have a connection with other children from different cultural groups. Professionals are responsible in creating a convenient environment with the appropriate equipment and furniture for social interactions. The furniture has to be in the correct setting. Students have to be able to work with different peers. They also have to have eye contact and direct interactions with all their classmates. Educators have to be aware that children communicate differently and in some cases educators have to be active participants in those interactions. The second interpersonal

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