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Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments

513 pages9 hours


Inspiration and guidance on creating culturally sensitive and culutrally sustainable early childhood environments
400+ full-color photos
Addresses the on-going need for educational pedagogy that creates a sense of belonging, supports children's identities, brings joy and a sense of wonder, and is culturally responsive and sustainable
Helps create environments for children that celebrate childrens cultural identities and support childrens academic knowledge
Guides you to use your environment to promote a sense of wonder, curiosity, and joy, and allow children to explore their identity
Peer-reviewed by a team from diverse backgrounds. The book includes a note on the peer review process
Discusses how to create equity in a child care program environment
Analyzes environment design through six key terms: aesthetic, authenticity, equity, dynamic, praxis, and critical reflection
Award-winning series: Tillywig Toy Brain Child Award 2015 and 2016; Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards: Bronze medalist; 2017 Teacher's Choice Award from LearningMagazine

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