The teachers said my child is different
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Citation:Chan, A. (2006). The teachers said my child is different. The First Years: Ngā Tau Tuatahi. New Zealand Journal of Infant and Toddler Education. 8(1) : 34-38.
Permanent link to Research Bank record:http://hdl.handle.net/10652/2251
New Zealand early childhood centers are increasingly multicultural. New migrant families bring diverse language and cultural practice to our centers. Families and teachers may not share the same child rearing and educational beliefs. This article focuses on Chinese families in particular, and discusses ways in which early childhood professionals can acknowledge and understand cultural differences. Some behaviors of Chinese migrant children and parents, that are commonly misinterpreted by teachers, can be explored through a variety if theoretical and philosophical perspectives ...