Adoption Matters

By | 01 March 2017

Adoption Matters Adoption Matters Teacher Educators Share Their Stories And Strategies For Adoption Inclusive Curriculum And Pedagogy Explores The Experiences Of Educators Inside And Outside Of The Classroom With Students Who Are Adopted According To The U.S Census Bureau, There Are Approximately 1.5 Million Children In The United States Who Have Been Adopted Adoption Is Not A New Way To Form A Family, But There Have Been Shifts In Adoption Practices Two Of Those Shifts Have Been The Increase In Open Adoptions And An Increased Understanding Of How International Adoption Can Influence Children Since The 1970s, The Work Of The Adoptees Liberty Movement Association And Other Organizations Working On Behalf Of Adoptees Has Raised Public Awareness About Adoption And Spread Adoption Stories In The United States, Adoption Is Rarely A Secret Any , And Many Children Who Are Adopted Are Aware Of It This Means That Professionals Working With Children Who Were Adopted Need To Be Prepared To Understand The Lived Experiences Of These Children And Their Families The Stories In Adoption Matters Describe The Experiences Of Teacher Educators And Illuminate How Adoption Continues To Shape Their Professional Practice Educators Narratives Reveal The Intricate Processes They Have Encountered In Building Their Own Families Through Adoption, As Well As Their Struggles And Triumphs With Individual Schools And School Systems Adoption Matters Hopes To Disrupt The Notion That Adoption And Adoption Related Issues Should Be Secret, Taboo, Or Dismissed.

  • ebook
  • 218 pages
  • 1433158906
  • Adoption Matters
  • Robin K Fox
  • 01 March 2017