8.2 Utilizing Culturally Diverse Nature Storybooks in the Early Childhood Classroom

Presenter: Julie Travaglini

Title: Senior Director of Education

Organization: Allegheny Land Trust

Workshop Description

Does your classrooms nature storybooks represent your students? In this interactive workshop, we will explore some of the wonderful, diverse, nature storybooks available to us as educators. We will learn developmentally appropriate, standards based activities to accompany each book discussed. Books will include characters of color, those with differing physical abilities, stories from other cultures, as well as varying languages (Spanish, Cree, Mandarin, etc.).