Resources

John Nimmo, Louise Derman-Sparks, Debbie LeeKeenan
Working collaboratively on the book – in the third space!

A Pledge to All Children and Families

ABE Resources and Self Study Guide

Anti-bias Strategic Planning Sheet

ABE children’s book bibliography

Early Childhood Children’s Books about Indigenous Cultures written by Indigenous Authors

Guide for Selecting Anti-Bias Children’s Books

A Q&A discussion with Debbie LeeKeenan and Iris Chin Ponte, authors of From Survive to Thrive: A Director’s Guide for Leading an Early Childhood Program, as they answer questions submitted by NAEYC members about the challenges of being a leader in an ECE setting. May, 2019.

A webinar with Debbie LeeKeenan and Iris Chin Ponte, Facilitated Leadership and Family Engagement — Learning with and from Families, exploring why engaging families in their children’s education through facilitated leadership is critical to the success of each child and to the educational program itself.  Practical tips on how to welcome and involve all families. December, 2018.

How to talk to your kids about Thanksgiving  Debbie is interviewed for this blog article. November, 2018.

Louise Derman-Sparks critiques Scholastic’s publication of President Donald Trump. July, 2018.

Children’s Books as Mirrors and Windows A short article by Debbie LeeKeenan written for the PEPS (Program for Early Parent Support) blog. May, 2018.

How do children develop their social identity? A short article by Debbie LeeKeenan written for the PEPS (Program for Early Parent Support) blog. November, 2017.

Anti-bias lessons help preschoolers hold up a mirror to diversity: an interview on PBS News Hour in November 2017 in Alameda California with Louise Derman-Sparks and teachers.

An interview with Debbie LeeKeenan about holidays and diversity in December, 2015, for “Raising Families,” a cable television show in Somerville, Massachusetts

 Some of our favorite links:
We need diverse books diversebooks.org
National Association for Education of Young Children, NAEYC   www.naeyc.org
Rethinking Schools  www.rethinkingschools.org
Teaching for Change www.teachingforchange.org
Teaching Tolerance  www.tolerance.org
National Association for Multicultural Education  http://nameorg.org
The Jane Addams Peace Association