Presentation Title

What’s the Big IDEA?: Identifying and Overcoming Implicit Bias in Children

Primary Presenter Brief Bio

Assistant Professor of Child and Family Development

Type of Presentation

Regular Session

Location

Room 1915

Topic Category

Strand 3: Intentional Teaching Strategies

Targeted Age Group

Preschool, Kindergarten

Targeted Audience

Child Care Center

Brief Session Description

The beauty and strength of children is often overshadowed by societal stereotypes and the deeply held biases of the professionals charged with their care and education. What are our biases? How do we identify them? Can we hold biases against our own people? How do biases impact our work with children? Participants will be introduced to the “IDEA” model and will begin the work of uprooting their own biases and planting new seeds of strength, love, and support for children.

Full Session Description

No full session description provided.

Start Date

20-1-2018 10:55 AM

End Date

20-1-2018 12:10 PM

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Jan 20th, 10:55 AM Jan 20th, 12:10 PM

What’s the Big IDEA?: Identifying and Overcoming Implicit Bias in Children

Room 1915

The beauty and strength of children is often overshadowed by societal stereotypes and the deeply held biases of the professionals charged with their care and education. What are our biases? How do we identify them? Can we hold biases against our own people? How do biases impact our work with children? Participants will be introduced to the “IDEA” model and will begin the work of uprooting their own biases and planting new seeds of strength, love, and support for children.