ADL Launches Online Q&A Resource For Early Childhood Educators And Caregivers
New York, NY, October 11, 2006 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announces the launch of a free online resource supporting early childhood educators, parents, caregivers and family members. ADL's Miller Early Childhood Initiative of the A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE® Institute commemorates the anniversary of its fifth program year with The Question Corner.
The new resource provides responses to frequently asked questions about anti-bias issues faced by educators, parents and family members interested in fostering a respect for diversity among young children.
The following installments of The Question Corner are currently available online.
•How do children learn prejudice?
•Why is it important to teach young children to appreciate diversity?
•When do awareness and attitudes about differences develop?
New items will be added on a bimonthly basis and can be subscribed to through the website.
Through The Miller Early Childhood Initiative, ADL provides anti-bias workshops and materials designed to train early childhood educators, caregivers and family members to help children understand, respect and appreciate differences, recognizing that children may begin to develop prejudicial attitudes and behaviors during their formative years.
The Anti-Defamation League, founded in 1913, is the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism through programs and services that counteract hatred, prejudice and bigotry.