Assignment: Looking Inward to Move Forward

For this Discussion of this course, thoughtfully consider what you have learned and how you plan to “act powerfully” with the knowledge and tools you continue to develop.

Answer the questions

How your Reflective Journal has influenced your learning journey throughout this course and what role reflective journaling will serve for you in the future

Something critically important you have learned about yourself. ( To be more open mind about diversity and anti-bias)

How your growing awareness and understanding of the complex ways in which diversity and bias influence children’s identities and development and anti-bias education influencing your life with children as an early childhood professional, family member, and individual

Goals you have for yourself with regard to developing your anti-bias skills and knowledge in order to foster the well-being of children and families (anti-bias skills and knowledge)


Derman-Sparks, L., & Edwards, J. O. (2010). Anti-bias education for young children and ourselves. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).

Pelo, A. (Ed.). (2008). Rethinking early childhood education. Milwaukee, WI: Rethinking Schools.