Culturally Relevant and Anti-Bias Early Learning Environments

  1. What resources are available to help my child learn a language?

Several resources have been availed to help children learn language appropriately. One of the major resources is the use of books. At their tender age, infants require many books to help them develop language. These book materials are age-appropriate, and the teacher reads the books to them regularly because children need to hear the pronunciation of words and develop, among other skills, phonological awareness and vocabulary (Saxton, 2017). Technology is another resource involved in teaching children. They learn language by listening to and watching age-appropriate videos such as animations that not only make learning enjoyable but also educativeCulturally Relevant and Anti-Bias Early Learning Environments.



  1. How can I support my child’s learning in the classroom?

Children’s learning must be supported in all ways possible. A common way to support the child’s learning is providing requirements such as reading materials and toys that are useful for learning. Parents can collaborate with the teachers to create a supportive learning environment. This collaboration enables teachers to know the challenges and areas of weakness a child has and consequently develop a learning environment addressing such needs. Collaboration leads to the provision of all necessary information concerning a child. According to Swanson(2018), a positive and supportive learning environment is established through collaboration between parents and teachers since crucial information is availed. Being part of the whole learning process by attending meetings and following up can help support a child’s learning.

  1. How can I help support my child at home?Culturally Relevant and Anti-Bias Early Learning Environments

Learning is a process that continues at home. Parents need to be aware of several strategies they can integrate at home to support their child’s growth and development. As a parent, it is essential to always read stories to the child or children. This helps them expand their vocabulary base and understand how to pronounce words. Engaging in constant conversations with the children. According to Saxton(2017), language is built through conversing. Interaction between parents and children should be based on numerous conversations. Parents can support their children by praising them even when they are wrong. Children at the growth and development stage and knowing nothing, are bound to make countless mistakes. Support is all about encouraging them to continue with the same effort. Instead of only focusing on correcting the child, a parent can focus on praising or rewarding the child. Praising and rewarding are effective strategies used to motivate children (Bear et al., 2018). Culturally Relevant and Anti-Bias Early Learning Environments Praising and rewarding children makes them feel happy and encourages them to continue speaking and learning.

  1. How will you be sure to include all children in the learning despite their differences?

Inclusivity is an essential aspect of today’s learning environment. To make sure all students are included and accounted for, the best approach will be using different instructional delivery methods. Interchanging instructional methods ensures all students are accounted for by addressing their learning styles and individual needs. Edwards(2020) notes that children often have different learning styles. In an inclusive classroom, all learning styles will be available. To address individual needs, instructors need to utilize a combination of different instructional approaches in each lesson.

  1. How do you deal with bias in the classroom?

Bias in the classroom can be eliminated by establishing a positive relationship between the teacher and children and between the teacher and parents. This ensures the teacher has sufficient information concerning the children, eliminating any assumptions or biases in existence. A positive relationship between parents and teachers guarantees that teachers have sufficient knowledge about their classrooms’ children. For example, direct and differentiated instruction Culturally Relevant and Anti-Bias Early Learning Environments.


Bear, G. G., Homan, J. O. H. A. N. N. A., & Morales, S. Y. D. N. E. Y. (2018). Using praise and rewards wisely: Helping handout for school and home.

Edwards, L. (2020). Assimilated Aphasia: A Qualitative Action Research Study of Early Childhood Educator Instructional Strategies for Students with Language Deficiencies (Doctoral dissertation, Northcentral University).

Saxton, M. (2017). Child language: Acquisition and development. Sage.

Swanson, T. C. (2018). Oh, Inclusion… Creating a Supportive Learning Environment. Culturally Relevant and Anti-Bias Early Learning Environments.


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