In Anti-racist Pedagogy in the Early Childhood Classroom, author Miriam Tager provides detailed descriptions of Anti-Racist lessons and activities in early childhood classrooms. With accounts and examples from educators integrating anti-racist teachings into their classroom, this book explores what Anti-racist Pedagogy can look like and how these early childhood educators effectively utilize Anti-racist Pedagogy to combat racism within schools. The book also includes professional tips and advice for the higher education teacher to use in their teacher education programs to better prepare pre-service teachers for addressing issues on race and racism within their classrooms.
Dr. Miriam Tager is associate professor of early childhood education at Westfield State University.
List of Figures
Chapter 1: An Introduction to a Critical Study
Chapter 2: Characteristics of an Anti-Racist Educator
Chapter 3: Just Say No to Black History Month
Chapter 4: Racial Equity
Chapter 5: The ARTS
Chapter 6: Our History Revised
Chapter 7: Racial Literacy
Chapter 8: Teaching Activism
Chapter 9: Critical Reflection on Biases
Chapter 10: Dealing with Administrators and Parents
Chapter 11: Get On Board
About the Author
This book brings it all together for novice teachers and the educators tasked with preparing them — accessible language and concrete action, grounded in Tager’s own critical reflections and those of the educators she researched alongside. The what, the why, and the how presented here will help educators rise to meet the challenge of developing and sustaining daily teaching practices grounded in anti-racism.