Clearinghouse Resource

Title

Where We Stand on Responding to Linguistic and Cultural Diversity

Authors/Editors

National Association for the Education of Young Children

Publisher(s)

Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children

Source Information (Journal Title, Date, Length)

2009, pages

Description of Resource

This position paper offers recommendations for working with families and young children that emphasize that early childhood programs are responsible for creating a welcoming environt that respects diversity, supports children's ties to their families and community, and promotes both second language acquisition and preservation of children's home languages and cultural identities. (Description from source)

Languages

English

Availability

http://www.naeyc.org/files/naeyc/file/positions/diversity.pdf