Reflect on what you learned about biases in the unit Readings and Resources
Reflect on what you learned about biases in the unit Readings and Resources. Keep in mind that biases are unconscious and conscious, implicit and explicit. In your initial post describe examples of hidden teacher biases. Why is it important to recognize and mitigate biases? Thinking broadly about family, home, school, and community, who benefits from recognize and mitigate biases, and why? In response to your peers, discuss the steps that early childhood professionals can take to identify and mitigate hidden bias. Share two (2) examples of strategies that you plan to use or have used to mitigate hidden bias in early education settings. As early childhood advocates, build on each other’s responses. How will you help create and ensure caring communities that celebrate diversity, equity, and inclusion?