Balancing Act: Celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza in School

Rae Pica with Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., Julie Bisson, Lee Kolbert

The holidays are coming and with them comes the challenge of celebrating the holidays while being sensitive to an increasingly culturally diverse student population. Add to the mix widely varying school policies and guidelines and the holidays can quickly become a stress-inducing balancing act. What’s an educator to do? Our guests offer some sage advice and practical tips.

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December 4, 2013
Episode Guests
Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D., is professor and director of clinical training in the psychology department at Rutgers University. Julie is the director of Epiphany Early Learning Preschool in Seattle, WA, and is the author of "Celebrate! An Anti-Bias Guide to Enjoying Holidays in Early Childhood Programs." Lee Kolbert is an educator and blogger. She has been with Palm Beach County Schools for over 27 years.
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