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Bicultural Child Development and Learning Workshop

Bicultural Child Development and Learning Workshop
Tue, 07/30/2013 - 9:30am
Southside Commons, 3518 S Edmunds Street,
Seattle, WA

Bicultural Child Development and Learning is a two-part workshop from 9:30 am to Noon and then from 2:00-6:00 pm, with Goddard faculty member Cecilia Espinosa, alumnus Luz Casio (BA EDU '08, MA EDU '10), and Interim Education Program Director Sharon Cronin.

This workshop provides a survey of child physical, psychological, and social development. The morning will be conducted in Spanish. The afternoon will be conducted in English. Simultaneous translation will be provided.

The cost of this workshop is $50 for non-Goddard participants to be paid to the Center for Linguistic and Cultural Democracy. Contact Sharon Cronin to register at sharon.cronin@goddard.edu or fill out the RSVP form below.

More about the workshop:

Building on the work of Dr. Leticia Nieto regarding Life Cycle Spirals, students explore the theoretical constructs of Darder, Freire, Erikson, Piaget, Vygotsky, Hale, Dewey, Gardner, and object relations theory. This exploration of life-span development takes place within the framework of social justice and the social construction of knowledge. Students examine the ways that learners construct their knowledge of the world by engaging with others through living and acting in the world. Students work with the concepts of “holding environments” and “cultural democracy.” Students learn to recognize optimum human patterns and address them from a developmental perspective. The focus is on developmental themes, empathy, and culture.