Many teachers and schools have been making an effort in the past few years to teach about the holidays in a less biased way. They haven’t been featuring just Christmas as prominently, and are instead display decorations from many different holidays that fall around December and January. There are many ways to go about teaching children about holidays around the world, as well as different cultures, but there are areas to be careful, according to Julie Bisson, an early childhood education trainer. In her article, “Rethinking the Holidays from an Anti-biased Perspective,” she offers advice on what to do and what not to do when teaching children about many holidays.
Read her thoughts on showing children that no holiday is superior to others.
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