What is African Centered?
What is Afrocentric ideology?
Afrocentrism, also called Afrocentrism, is a cultural and political movement whose mainly African American adherents regard themselves and all other Blacks as syncretic Africans and believe that their worldview should positively reflect traditional African values.
Why is an Afrocentric approach necessary for education?
Afrocentric education is essential for developing black students' self-esteem through awareness of African culture and contributions and developing their sense of responsibility to a larger community. It goes beyond stereotypical media portrayals of Black culture as only Hip-Hop or basketball.
What is the difference between Afrocentrism and Afrocentricity?
While Afrocentrism is characterized as an ideology focused on cultural traits (e.g., customs, habits, traditions, values, value systems) of Africans, Rase koala et al. describe Afrocentricity as a methodology that focuses on the positionality, agency, and experiences of Africans.
African Centered Curriculum
• Focuses on the child's development: physical, cognitive, language, and social-emotional development
• Focuses on African Americans: history, cultural principles, and experiences
• We have an open space strategically divided into multi-age fashion to help develop and grow in a caring environment.
Acknowledges that African American children are highly visual, audible, and fashion-oriented and exposed to a high degree of stimuli at an early age, including expressiveness, dance, and rhythm
*Behavior *Academic excellence *Build relationship*Health *Cultural competence