Talking to Kids About Race
Talking to kids about race doesn’t come easy for parents, but it’s a subject not to be avoided. That’s because children will form ideas about race whether or not parents raise the issue. Learn to inform children about this complex issue.
Raising Biracial Children to Be Well Adjusted
Mixed-race children face unique challenges, but raising biracial children who are happy and healthy is possible if parents teach them to embrace all facets of their racial makeup, settle in diverse communities and choose schools that celebrate multiculturalism, among other measures.
Racist Bullying in School
Bullies pick on classmates from everything to the grades they get to the way they dress, but what happens when race enters the picture? Discover which steps to take to end racist bullying in school.
Teaching Kids About Cultural Diversity
Teach kids about race by tapping into their inherent sense for justice, encouraging them to ask questions and setting a good example.
Teen Friendships and Race
By the teen years, kids tend to separate into the groups they believe fit them best. Research indicates, however, that children in moderately diverse schools are more likely to form friendships across racial lines.
Using World Music to Introduce Children to Other Cultures
Teaching kids about cultural diversity doesn’t have to be dull and academic. Use world music to introduce children to cultural groups across the globe.
Cliques can be destructive for children on many levels. A major way they can do harm is causing children to split along cultural lines and exclude peers who don’t look like them. Fortunately, parents have many tools at their disposal to teach children to avoid cliques and embrace diversity and inclusion.